In Paul C. Taylor, Linda Martín Alcoff & Luvell Anderson (eds.), The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Race. Routledge. pp. 277-289 (2017)

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Daniel Wodak
University of Pennsylvania
Sarah-Jane Leslie
Princeton University
Abstract
We argue that generic generalizations about racial groups are pernicious in what they communicate (both to members of that racial group and to members of other racial groups), and may be central to the construction of social categories like racial groups. We then consider how we should change and challenge uses of generic generalizations about racial groups.
Keywords generics  generics about race  social construction of race  essentialism  stereotype threat
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