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The Role of Racial Markers in Race Perception and Racial Categorization

Otto H. MacLin and M. Kimberly MacLin

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter argues that race is so important socially, that a special cognitive mechanism sensitive to race via racial markers has been selected out through adaptive pressures within the ... More


Competing Narratives: Race and Multiraciality in the Brazilian Racial Order

G. Reginald Daniel and Andrew Michael Lee

in Global Mixed Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770733
eISBN:
9780814770474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770733.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on Brazil's racial order, characterized by widespread miscegenation and cultural blending. The country implemented a ternary racial order characterized by fluid racial markers ... More


Mei-mei Berssenbrugge’s Poetics of Contingency and Relationality

Dorothy J. Wang

in Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783651
eISBN:
9780804789097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783651.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge’s poetry is interested in amorphous, seemingly immaterial states, such as emotions and natural phenomena. She is equally interested in the issue of ethnic identity and ’mother ... More


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