Write a 1,050 word paper discussing the current view that race is a social construction supported by political realities. Include the following:
- How does this view compare with the biological view of race?
- How did the biological view justify unequal treatment towards racial and ethnic minorities?
- Which approach – assimilation, melting pot, fusion and/or pluralism – matches most closely to the new definition of race in contemporary America? Explain your answer.
- What evidence supports the view that race is a social construction?