Race in Latin America

  title={Race in Latin America},
  author={Peter Wade},
  • P. Wade
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology, Geography
Since the Second World War, most biologists have agreed that race is not an analytic 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 pheno-typical variation seems to correlate very broadly with continental geography. Humans are too similar genetically and intracontinental genetic variation is too great to… Expand
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