(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

Race as a scientific and organizational construct : a critique

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

CRAVINS G.G. (1) ;
(1) Dep. of Geography, Univ. of Visconsin, La Crosse, ETATS-UNIS


Race is critically examined from the following angles : its role in the behavioural and medical sciences; its historical origins and manifestations within the Anglophone countries; and its emergence as a liberal concept and operating principle since World War II. Race is found to be a modern construct which arose as a consequence of colonialism and slavery. Efforts undertaken by liberals to humanize the concept since the 1960's has been largely unsuccessfull


Article of periodic

published at : GeoJournal / ISSN 0343-2521 / CODEN GEOJDQ

Editor : Springer, Heidelberg - ALLEMAGNE (1977)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 41, no3 [pp. 233-243]

Bibliographic references : 33 ref.



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