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From: Robert Tarín <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] OT How many races are there?
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 01:16:41 -0500
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In-Reply-To: <SNT131-ds141D7CA5512FAA65EFC40ABC2C0@phx.gbl>


You can view the form and its questions here:
http://2010.census.gov/2010census/how/interactive-form.php

Robert

On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 10:29 PM, Tom Gull <> wrote:

> We haven't received the form yet. Where these are listed, what's the label
> for them? Ethnicity? Self-identification? Race? Country of origin? The
> group
> there sounds way too broad to match any original social definition of
> "Race". But it could be the compromise term adopted on the form, I guess. /
> Tom
>
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: <>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 10:35 PM
> To: <>
> Subject: [DNA] OT How many races are there?
>
> > I wonder if anyone here can answer my question: how many races are
> there?
> >
> > Those who are living in the USA probably have received the US census
> > form.
> >
> > On it are listed races such as Japanese, Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino,
> > Korean, Vietnamese, Native Hawaiian, Guamanian, Chamorro, Samoan, other
> > Asian and other Pacific Islander. There is also White, Black, African Am
> > or
> > Negro, American Indian or Alaskan Native.
> >
> > I must have slept through some class (either sociology or anthropology)
> or
> > missed reading articles on this because I didn't know there so many
> races.
> >
> > Thanks.
> > Nora
> >
>
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