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Description de l’éditeur

Race and Human Diversity is an introduction to the study of Human Diversity in both its biological and cultural dimensions.  This text examines the biological basis of human difference and how humans have biologically and culturally adapted to life in different environments.  It critiques the notion that humans can or should be classified into a number of "biological races".

Coverage includes discussion of the following topics:

Biological background of human variation
History of racial classification
A critique of the Race Concept
Ethnic disease: How race affects morbidity and morality
Adapative dimensions of human variability: Life in the tropics, the arctic, and high altitude
Physiology of skin color
A critical history of attempts to link race and intelligence
Race as a cultural construct

GENRE
Essais et sciences humaines
SORTIE
2015
4 septembre
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
216
Pages
ÉDITEUR
Taylor and Francis
TAILLE
16.8
Mo