ANTH 365: Scientific Racism and Human Variation

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Credits: 3

Explores scientific methods of classification as a reflection of social values. Explains the harms of “race” and eugenics committed under the aegis of science. While critiquing the biological concept of race, considers how the social construction of race becomes part of living bodies through racism. Details modern human variation as a product of evolutionary forces. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: ANTH 135, 60 hours or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.