miscegenation

(redirected from Interracial dating)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to Interracial dating: Interracial relationships

mis·ce·ge·na·tion

(mis'e-jĕ-nā'shŭn),
Marriage or interbreeding of individuals of different races.
[L. misceo, to mix, + genus, descent, race]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

miscegenation

Interbreeding between people of different racial backgrounds.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

miscegenation

(mĭs″ĕ-jē-nā′shŭn) [L. miscere, to mix, + genus, race]
Sexual relations or marriage between those of different races.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
References in periodicals archive ?
In this study, we explore the racial diversity of student's interracial dating experience, and whether there are changes over time in these patterns from students' first year of college to their third year.
BJU at this point had actually changed its admissions policy to allow minorities to attend, but they prohibited their students from engaging in interracial dating (again citing their interpretation of the biblical ban on the mixing of the races).
Interracial dating is [often portrayed as] a temporary, ill-fated or impermanent romantic experience, as opposed to becoming the proverbial "forever" love.
In the light of her commentaries on these texts, she offers a compelling analysis of both the crude manifestations of scapegoating and its more subtle expressions (as in a small town's backlash to interracial dating).
(8) They described the reactive offender as one "who grounds his attack on a perceived transgression, such as an insult, interracial dating, or a neighborhood integration." (9) The authors' model incorporates the thrill seeker and the hard-core offender, but redefines the concept of the reactive offender.
He, instead, concludes: "[W]e must ask whether cloning is more like necrophilia or interracial dating." (10) In other words, how do we discern which boundaries arise from prejudice and need to be overcome, and which circumscribe areas that ought not to be violated?
Critics have routinely called the South Carolina school's policies racist, and the fact is that until March 2000, BJU banned interracial dating. But administrators dropped that ban after a wave of negative publicity followed a campaign visit by then Gov.
In examining the data, Joyner says she first comes up with what the estimated likelihood of interracial dating and friendship would be if it were left to pure mathematical chance.
During a visit to a Vermont farm in mid October, for instance, he declared that the state's civil union debate is a "major skirmish" in a "cultural war going on for the soul of this country," adding that homosexuality is an "unnatural and immoral lifestyle." During a stop at Bob Jones University in South Carolina, which until March of this year maintained a policy banning interracial dating, Buchanan denounced Hollywood and insisted that homosexuality "has always been associated with social decadence and national decline." Buchanan even unveiled a television ad supporting the Boy Scouts for barring gay members.
When the play first appeared, it was considered controversial for broaching the then-taboo subject of interracial dating. As revisited at Connecticut's Hartford Stage Company in February, the play appears far more complex-and more current--in that it confronts the cyclical and near-conspiratorial phenomenon of violence against African-American men.
Bush embraced Bob Jones University, which prohibited not only interracial dating, but also the advocacy of interracial dating, and (although the BJU web site is unclear on this point) the dating of advocates of interracial dating or of people who may once have dated advocates of interracial dating.
To resolve disputes between patients and insurers, he has called for an "arbitrary panel" Describing the need for a strong defense, he replied, "there is madmen in the world and there are terror." On another occasion, he promised to "use our technology to enhance uncertainties abroad." When first asked by reporters why he hadn't denounced Bob Jones University's anti-Catholicism and its then-opposition to interracial dating, he said "I did denounce it ...