December 2, 2014 Notes
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Date Created: 12/05/14
Reproductive success cont 0 Men 0 Access to females rather than sperm count because they continuously produce sperm Tradeoffs again 0 Quality vs quantity 0 A few access of females with high investment in each 0 Versus a lot with no investment RACE Biological definition of race According to Darwin by means of natural selection preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life 0 Subspecies 0 A population whose members 0 Share a close ancestry O relatively reproductively isolated 0 Have diverged phenotypically from other groups within their same species Race now and in the past 0 Does not adequately represent ancestry 0 No reproductive isolation 0 No divergence of phenotypes Race in the US 0 Historical context 0 Current reality Race in the US ancestry 0 Examples 0 In the not so distant past a single drop of negro blood negro race 0 Today federal agency guideline native American 1 grandparent must be 12 or more from a single recognized tribe race on the 2000 us Census 0 Distinct coloration 0 Alleles that would lead to light skin light eyes blondeishredish hair 0 Distinct immune function Relatively reproductively isolated Consistent ancestral lineage But Neandertals are extinct as a group and modern human variation has nothing like them Race is not biologically meaningful Humans have adapted to local environments natural selection But moved around a lot And local groups have continuously interbred And shared our genes And ideas Modern Homo sapiens 0 Remarkably similar 0 ltO5 different 0 Much less than subspecies of chimpanzees 0 Most genetic Variation present anywhere is in Africa RACE AMONG MODERN HUMANS IS A CULTURAL CONSTRUCT If you want to construct races among humans fine but do not do it in the name of biology
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