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Race in the Making Cognition, Culture, and the Child's Construction of Human Kinds

by Lawrence A. Hirschfeld

  • ISBN: 9780262082471
  • ISBN10: 0262082470

Race in the Making Cognition, Culture, and the Child's Construction of Human Kinds

by Lawrence A. Hirschfeld

  • List Price: $60.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Mit Pr
  • Publish date: 05/01/1996
  • ISBN: 9780262082471
  • ISBN10: 0262082470
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Description: In Race in the Making Lawrence Hirschfeld provides a new understanding of how people conceptualize social categories and shows why this knowledge is so readily recruited to create and maintain systems of unequal power. Hirschfeld argues that knowledge of race is not derived from observations of physical difference, nor does it develop in the same way as knowledge of other social categories. Instead, his central claim is that racial thinking is the product of a special-purpose cognitive competence for understanding and representing human kinds. By demonstrating that a common set of abstract principles underlies all systems of racial thinking, whatever other historical and cultural specificities may be associated with them, he challenges the conventional notion that race is purely a social construction. After surveying the literature on the development of a cultural psychology of race. Hirschfeld presents original studies that examine children's (and occasionally adults') representations of race. He sketches how a jointly cultural and psychological approach to race might proceed, showing how this approach yields new insights into the emergence and the elaboration of racial thinking.
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