Anthropology Explain how we know that there are NO races, biology homework help

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Explain how we know that there are NO races, or biological subspecies, in modern humans.

In your answer be sure to compare and contrast scientific concepts of race and socially constructed concepts of race.

You must use at least 2 of the following terms in your essay Fst, cline, skin reflectance

Refer to craniometric data, genetic data, or patterns of disease.

And finally, give examples of why we continue to use simplistic racial categories for humanity when we know they are inaccurate.

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Reasons for there being no race

How we know that there are no races in modern humans
Analysis of human DNA on patterns of human evolution shows that in as much as there
is genetic variation in humans, the variation is mostly as a result of individual variation. Race is a
concept that was brood from culture, politics and economy concepts in the society. Thus, it not a
biological concept as there exists no genetic differences in the human race (Biello, 23).
It is possible for one to tell racial background from DNA as it easier to give accurate
phenotypic reconstruction of the features chosen as racial markers obtained from DNA. A human
race only considers phenotypic markers and these phenotypes are not associated with the
genetics underlying. More so, th...

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