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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 […]

Changing sexualities
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Changing sexualities

In a post-structuralist, post-modern, cultural world, sexual identity as an idea has itself become questionable. Instead of a ‘natural’ sexual identity, the notion has developed that sexual identity is socially constructed. Steve Latham Before the nineteenth century homosexuals did not exist. Perhaps I should explain. Michel Foucault famously made the […]

Bullying, an age-old custom
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Bullying, an age-old custom

Colombian reality has always been kidnapped by the media, and this plague has long since reincarnated itself in the form of soap operas, which show the lives of the country’s greatest criminals, and in more recent times have included the appearance of paramilitary drug traffickers. . Armando Orozco Tovar . […]

Seven Sisters: the northern community
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Seven Sisters: the northern community

Spanish speaking immigrants have made this a harmonious place to live; an area tailored to fit their economic and social needs. High rents and low-paying jobs have meant that a large number of foreigners have moved into this neighbourhood.     Benjamin Serra     There is an area of […]