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The use of unscientific racial explanations rather than social conditions for social inequality results in mean fisted public policy?
Scientific racism
How is race influential and critical in shaping identities and relationships?
Race is politically influential
Which doctrine consisted or movement which collectively advocated the improvement of human stock by purging the species?
Eugenics
When referring to the value of a person, how is the concept of race seen?
Race is not real, seen as offensive when referring to the value of a person.
Which doctrine was built on the premise that racial capacities between populations could be measured and evaluated by statistical means?
Scientific racism
What do most differences related to race reflect?
Adaption to environment.
The intelligence (IQ) was a commonly used instrument in the application of which doctrine?
Scientific racism
Race is defined as a social construct. How may this also be described?
Social Construct--Ideology
What is Thomas' theorem?
Phenomena does not have to be real to be real in its consquences.
When may one be accused of compromising a people's identity when referring to race?
When race is dismissed as fiction
Why is it more accurate to speak of relationships that have been racialized?
Race does not exist to have relationship with another race.
Racial Typologies
Social Ranking
What is race as a historically grounded social construction related to?
Related to power and privilege.
Race types.
classification of human groups into a finite number of groups.
What approach to the concepts of race and type originated in response to the the following factors?
Scientific approach, expansion, slave trade, aboliton, biological sciences, international competition
The concept of race was a result of the global model that originated with which historical change?
European expansion and conquest.
Racialization
Interaction in unequal contexts.
Europeans used what to legitimize worldwide exploitation and domination?
Classification of race concept.
Which group racialized others but not themselves?
Europeans
Which doctrine endorse the virtues and inevitability of capitalism and imperialism as integral to human progress and social enlightenment?
Social Darwinism
Which doctrine endorsed the dehumanization of minorities as objects for exploitation?
Doctrines of racial supremacy
Which were among the first to popularize the race concept?
Europeans
Which doctrine portrayed the social world as a gladitorial arena where populations were locked in mortal combat over scarce and valuable resouces?
Social Darwinism
How may the interest in the race concept be described as a result of European exploration and exposure to highly diverse populations?
Even greater interest in race concept.
Which doctrine still persists in diverse and distinguished forms but without general social support?
Eugenics