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SOC 262 Week 1 Indivudual Definition of Race
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper discussing the current view that race is a social construction supported by political realities. Include the following:
•How does this view compare with the biological view of race?
•How did the biological view justify unequal treatment towards racial and ethnic minorities?
•Which approach - assimilation, melting pot, fusion and/or pluralism - matches most closely to the new definition of race in contemporary America? Explain your answer.
•What evidence supports the view that race is a social construction?
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines, and include at least two sources in addition to the textbook.
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