Scientific Racism

Drawing on the reading in Jackson & Weidman chs. 2-3

submit a 200-250 word response to the following prompt.

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PROMPT: We have examined several scientific accounts of the origin of human racial differences: environmentalist monogenism, non-environmentalist monogenism (Pritchard and Lawrence), polygenism, Lamarckian evolution, and Darwinian evolution. Which of these scientific understandings of race are most dangerous in terms of the support they would led to racism and which are the least dangerous, and why?

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Requirements: 200-250 words

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