Analysis: The Practical Skeptic-Core Concepts Of Sociology

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Throughout history, the notion of biological race has served to define and racially categorize human groups. When some people use the word "race" they attach false biological meaning, adding phony notions of skin color, physical attributes and even cranial size. Still others use "race" as a socially constructed concept. It is clear that even though race does not have true biological meaning, it does have a social meaning which has been legally constructed. With this social construct, certain groups of people have endured discrimination on the very root of their blood or racial identity. Native Americans in particular have suffered some of the most prominent manifestations of race that has ever seized to exist in Western society. As of 1887,…show more content…
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