Human nature and race

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Most scholars argue that 'race' has no relation to human nature. A minority contend that it does. I argue that 'race' is a cultural category which can become an embodied part of the human experience. This embodiment helps account for the power of the idea of race. Copyright © 2004 SAGE Publications.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-172
Number of pages15
JournalAnthropological Theory
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2004


  • Embodiment
  • Race
  • Racial identity
  • Racism


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