Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 1 month ago

It is scientifically valid to assign people to particular “racial” groups solely on the basis of:?

nothing

hair color 

country of origin 

skin color 

shape of facial features 

ABO blood type

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  • 1 month ago

    Nothing.  The first one.  Race is socially constructed.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Scientists have not found a single trait that can be used to classify people racially because there is more variation within any given population than there are differences between any two populations. Take skin color for example, Caucasians can range from very dark to very light skinned. The same is true of East Asians. Therefore it is not possible to say, on the basis of skin color alone, whether a person is Asian, African or European.

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  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    No, no, no, no, no and no

    maybe if you'd have 20 traits combined for each race. Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes.

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  • Jim
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    These stereotypes are losing their effectiveness!

    We commonly see people getting booked (into jail) who have multiple races with no overriding racial type!

    Time to say just "human race"

    Source(s): San Diego Jail Booking System
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  • 1 month ago

    lol.  You forgot CULTURE (!)  Birds of a feather flock together.  CRIME is a non-biological factor.  

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    forgot brain size

    • Thura1 month agoReport

      forgot brain size ? what do u mean ?

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