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  •  Agreed (4+ / 0-)
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    Timaeus, Old Gardener, mamamedusa, axel000

    this is physical anthropology, it is valid to study it.

    "crush in it's birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government" -Thomas Jefferson

    by Phil In Denver on Thu Jun 18, 2009 at 07:15:17 AM PDT

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    •  Also relevant to critical race studies. (1+ / 0-)
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      The social construction of "whiteness" bears serious thought and discussion.

      My high school sociology teacher defined subcultures as "they look funny, they talk funny, they eat strange food, and I wouldn't want one to marry my sister."  It was a very simplified summary of race/ethnicity for a roomful of adolescents, but it's stuck with me over time.

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