Understanding Race

Garner. S. (2010)
Day. G. And Thomason. A (2004)
Ashcroft, B, Griffiths, G and Tiffin, H (2008)

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  • Created on: 05-05-14 13:42

1. Silverstein defines race as a cultural category of difference that is...

  • Socially constructed
  • Set out in law
  • Biologically determined
  • Influenced by religion
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2. When describing race and racism, what term do we use.

  • Anti-essentialist
  • Essentialist

3. If racial terms don't have a biological meaning, what meaning do they have?

  • Religious
  • Social
  • Physical
  • Scientific

4. Dividing the world into race requires what?

  • Suspension of logic
  • Suspension of reason
  • Suspension of thought
  • Suspension of colours

5. Interpretations of physical race are determined by...

  • Social Darwinism
  • Social imperatives
  • Scientific facts
  • Physical differences


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