Race in Latin America

  title={Race in Latin America},
  author={Peter B. Wade and Deborah Poole},
category to understand human biological diversity. Humans vary to some extent in their DNA and their outward physical appearance or phenotype, but this diversity cannot be organized into “racial groups” or “races,” even if some genetic and phenotypical variation seems to correlate very broadly with continental geography. Humans are too similar genetically and intracontinental genetic variation is too great to be able to categorize humans into races. So race is a set of ideas about human… CONTINUE READING


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