Race: Science and Politics

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Like other forms of capital, social capital is productive, making possible the achievement of certain ends that would not be attainable in its absence’’ (Coleman, 1990: 302 [9] ). BRANCHES OF ANTHROPOLOGY Anthropology is the scientific study of the origin, physical, social, cultural, behavior development of humans. Description of Position: Lower Columbia College is seeking a knowledgeable, energetic, and creative instructor to teach primarily in Cultural and Biological Anthropology.

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