How real is race? : a sourcebook on race, culture, and biology /

by Mukhopadhyay, Carol Chapnick.; Henze, Rosemary C.; Moses, Yolanda T..
Type: Book
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2007 .Description: xxvi, 286 p. ; 23 cm .ISBN: 1578865603 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781578865604 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1578865611 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781578865611 (pbk. : alk. paper).Related Subjects: Race | Race relations | Culture | Sociobiology | Nature and nurture | Education Contents: Foreword / by James A. Banks -- Introduction -- The fallacy of race as biology / primary authors: Carol C. Mukhopadhyay, Yolanda T. Moses. Why contemporary races are not scientifically valid ; Human biological variation: what we don't see ; If not race, how do we explain biological differences? ; More alike than different, more different than alike -- Culture creates race / primary author: Carol C. Mukhopadhyay. Culture shapes how we experience reality ; Culture and classification: race is culturally real ; Race and inequality: race as a social invention to achieve certain goals ; Cross-cultural overview of race ; If race doesn't exist, what are we seeing? Sex, mating, and race -- Race and hot-button issues in schools / primary author: Rosemary Henze. Assemblies, clubs, slurs, and racial labels ; The academic achievement gap and equity ; Racial and racialized conflicts ; Interracial flirting and dating in schools -- Resources.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-260) and index.

Foreword / by James A. Banks -- Introduction -- The fallacy of race as biology / primary authors: Carol C. Mukhopadhyay, Yolanda T. Moses. Why contemporary races are not scientifically valid ; Human biological variation: what we don't see ; If not race, how do we explain biological differences? ; More alike than different, more different than alike -- Culture creates race / primary author: Carol C. Mukhopadhyay. Culture shapes how we experience reality ; Culture and classification: race is culturally real ; Race and inequality: race as a social invention to achieve certain goals ; Cross-cultural overview of race ; If race doesn't exist, what are we seeing? Sex, mating, and race -- Race and hot-button issues in schools / primary author: Rosemary Henze. Assemblies, clubs, slurs, and racial labels ; The academic achievement gap and equity ; Racial and racialized conflicts ; Interracial flirting and dating in schools -- Resources.

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