The idea of whiteness has not always been present in American society. This notion
emerged during slavery; it was a social construct to represent the image of being free. In The
Cost of a Costless Community, Waters explains a paradox she has observed in A
In Toward a Definition of White Logic and White Methods, the authors demonstrate
the problems with using statistical analysis when discussing race. An example is presented where
a researcher asks about the effect of being black on mortality. The authors c
History and Significance of Race in America
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Race: A Social Construct
Race is a social construction that has been established as a norm in human societies.
Humans inherently categorize things and think racially and yet, th
1. What is the focus of assimilation theory?
-the focus of assimilation theory is to become a part of the middle class OR mainstream. Also,
adaptation, cultural change, and acculturation are involved.
What is the definition of anglo-conform