Learning Objectives

A race is a socially constructed category composed of people who share biologically transmitted traits that members of a society consider important. People may classify each other racially on the basis of physical characteristics, such as skin colour, facial features, hair textures, and body shape. Race is a group which shares in common a certain set of innate physical characters and a geographical origin within a certain area. It is not a sociological term, but is distinctly a biological ...

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