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Race, ethnicity and community
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Race, ethnicity and community

What does ‘race’ mean today, to a biologist? The ‘candelabra’ model of racial development is now rejected in favour of a ‘trellis’ model. . Nigel Pocock . Even with Neanderthals, cross-species mating was occurring. Modern Europeans consequently have between 2%-5% Neanderthal DNA. The trellis model allows for constant movement of […]

Are British racist?
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Are British racist?

Insults, statements of superiority in front of foreigners, and stigmatisation are some of the attitudes that have grown in the UK in recent years, while the number of immigrants in the country has increased. An special event will take place on the 30th January 2013 in London. The football match […]

Are football thugs extinct?
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Are football thugs extinct?

“Serious sport,” as George Orwell states in The Sporting Spirit (1945) “…is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all the rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence.” _ Ben Stupples Though this essay of Orwell’s was first published in the denouement of the Second World War, his cynical […]