[Air-L] racist comments by James Watson?

'Gail Taylor gdtaylor at uiuc.edu
Wed Oct 24 07:53:25 PDT 2007

Here's a link to a U.S. Census Bureau web site that calls attention to reasons why researchers might be hesitant to use race as a research category. Researchers use these designations to conduct research. At the same time, interpretations of race are institutionalized. Choosing to use these designations is a way that researchers promote institutionalized views of people, as individual members of a larger society. 


Gail D. Taylor, M.Ed.
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Human Resource Education Ph.D. Student
Educational Psychology Teaching Assistant
Library & Information Science Research Assistant

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