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ETHNICITY and RACE ESSAY Guidelines/Rubric

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Discuss your views on ethnicity and race based on your own perspective and that provided in the lecture. While doing this, explain why race is not a scientifically valid concept. I want you to explain why human biological diversity exists as well. You should also discuss why race does exist as a social phenomenon and what we can do to diminish the social impact of race.

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Essay Rubric

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List the six reasons provided in the lecture why race is a not a scientifically valid concept. [0.5 points each]

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Provide relevant examples of the six reasons why race is not a scientifically valid concept. [0.5 points each]

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Explain why human biological diversity exists with at least one example [2 points for the complete explanation and 1 point for a valid example]

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Provide a solution to the problem of racism.?? Provide at least one personal example.

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***Bonuses will be provided for those who can provide relevant personal examples to support their statements.

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***Bonuses will be provided for those who write four double spaced pages or more.

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***I will deduct points attributed to faulty grammar and excessive proofreading errors.

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The essay should be approximately three to four double spaced pages long with standard fonts and margins. [Three double spaced page minimum with one inch margins, eleven or twelve font size, and standard font (e.g., Times New Roman, Arial, Segoe [size 11 only], Georgia, Leelawadee, or Trebuchet)].