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Teaching resources about racial concepts: their biological validity and various cultural expressions

I need teaching resources about race: the biology of human "races"; why "race" is not biological but social; how racial categories have shifted over time and place; and related questions on teaching about race? This is as a supplement to reading The Mismeasure of Man in a university "Critical Thinking" class. I need more science and verifiable cross-cultural examples to back up my "there are no biological races" claim. [more inside]
posted by LobsterMitten on Nov 5, 2007 - 38 answers

The Soledad O'Brien Effect

Say that interethnic breeding has created a homogenous-looking mixed-race human species in the far-flung future. What kind of effect would this have on biodiversity? [more inside]
posted by chrominance on Apr 14, 2006 - 22 answers

facial characteristics

SensitiveFilter: This question might be construed as offensive. It deals with physical features of peoples from different parts of the globe. [more inside]
posted by yonation on May 2, 2005 - 31 answers

Out of Africa

EvolutionFilter: Regarding the out-of-africa theory and skin color. [mi] [more inside]
posted by BuddhaInABucket on Dec 8, 2004 - 16 answers

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