One of my students at the University of Washington, where I taught animal behaviour and evolutionary biology, once asked me if the Bible was inconsistent with evolution by natural selection, since -- as she understood it -- the biological race
is indeed won by the swift and battles by the strong.
Particularly in the wake of biological race
sciences of the nineteenth century, those who rediscovered his story often viewed it with either racist scorn or ethnic pride (as the unexpected case of the 'Negro Medici').
The larger project employed a constructivist grounded theory methodology (Charmaz, 2006), in which an exploratory preliminary study focused on students' racial thinking found core categories of (a) developing diverse racial meanings, and (b) reasoning through biological race
. Part of how students reasoned through the concept of race included comparing the nature of race to other social identities (e.g., gender, sexual orientation, and class).
In other words, Young treats fantasy as a mirror that reflects how our society--on a subliminal, but also structural and institutional level--continues to cling to a long disproven concept of biological race
and White normativity.
Domingue were mobilized and legalized in the case to create the racism built on phenotype and the justifications for slavery, that is, to examine the influence of the earlier varieties of religious and cultural perceptions on the emergence of biological race
as a category.
We then examine the use of biological markers in biomedical and social science research, and their misuse in hypertension studies to posit ill-defined concepts of biological race
to account for health disparities to the detriment of other explanations.
"Skin Tone and the Persistence of Biological Race
in Egg Donation for Assisted Reproduction." Shades of Difference: Why Skin Color Matters.
"Aspects of our law, our science, and even our public-consciousness have once again embraced long-discarded notions of biological race
. With the development of new genetic technologies, some scientists, politicians and judges are once again wrongly assuming that race has some discernible biological essence.
For example, the concept of biological race
was used to justify racial subordination and claims of white supremacy as well as practices--including slavery, eugenics, and segregation--premised on those systems.
It is able to reproduce itself as a biological race
in never-ending expanding cycles endangering the sensitive ecological equilibrium of the Earth.
As for the term "the African novel," Mwangi emphasizes that it has neither ethnic nor racial connotations; it simply signifies "a body of works written by people of African origin, regardless of their biological race
or ethnicity." Importantly, he does not see it as "the Other of the European novel" which is "supposedly the novel proper" (p.
This is a view supported by scientists even as elements of society continues the belief that biological race