Caucasian Race

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Caucasian Race

 

in the classification of the German anato-mist and anthropologist J. Blumenbach (1776), a large racecorresponding to the Europeoid race. In contemporary anthropological literature the term “Caucasian race” is used relatively infrequently.

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Textual strategies such as stereotyping, displacement, condensation, fetishization, and allegory overdetermine, reify, and subject the racial identity of African Americans to a process of dismissive "othering," so that a social construction of race is achieved wherein, on the one hand, Americans of European descent are seen as "non-raced," while, on the other hand, African peoples are "raced" and thus bounded in identity to the associative meanings of their darker skin.
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