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Race

Are We So Different?

Wiley, J,
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Perspectives on race today
Featuring new and engaging essays by noted anthropologists andillustrated with full color photos, RACE: Are We SoDifferent? is an accessible and fascinating look at the idea ofrace, demonstrating how current scientific understanding is ofteninconsistent with popular notions of race. Taken from the popularnational public education project and museum exhibition, itexplores the contemporary experience of race and racism in theUnited States and the often-invisible ways race and racism haveinfluenced laws, customs, and social institutions.

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Titel: Race
Autoren/Herausgeber: Alan H. Goodman, Yolanda T. Moses, Joseph L. Jones
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118233177

Seitenzahl: 280
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Alan H. Goodman is Vice President for Academic Affairsand Dean of Faculty at Hampshire College. A biologicalanthropologist who has written extensively on human variation andthe biological consequences of inequality and poverty, he co-leadsthe national public education project sponsored by the AAA andfunded by NSF and the Ford Foundation. Goodman is a past Presidentof the AAA.
Yolanda T. Moses is Professor of Anthropology, AssociateVice Chancellor for Diversity, Excellence and Equity at theUniversity of California, Riverside. A cultural anthropologist, shehas published extensively on issues of social inequality in complexsocieties and cultural diversity in higher education in the UnitedStates, India, and South Africa. She chaired the NationalAdvisory Committee composed of distinguished scholars and curatorsthat designed the original exhibit and website.She co-leads thenational public education project sponsored by the AAA and fundedby NSF and the Ford Foundation. Moses is past President of theAAA.
Joseph L. Jones is former RACE project manager for theAmerican Anthropological Association. He also has writtenextensively on race and the stresses of enslavement. He isfinishing his dissertation from University of Massachusetts Amherston "The Political Ecology of Early Childhood Lead Exposurefor Enslaved Africans from the New York African BurialGround."Sponsored by the American Anthropological Association (AAA).Founded in 1902, the American Anthropological Association (AAA) isthe world's largest professional organization of scholars andpractitioners in the field of anthropology. With over 11 thousandmembers, the Arlington, Virginia-based association includesarchaeologists, cultural anthropologists, biologicalanthropologists, linguists, and applied anthropologists from aroundthe world. AAA publishes 22 peer-reviewed scholarly journals andconducts the largest annual meeting of anthropologists in theworld.

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