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VERA CORTES, José Luis. Violence, heterophobia, and racismo The origins of physical anthropology. Alteridades [online]. 2019, vol.29, n.58, pp.9-15.  Epub Feb 12, 2021. ISSN 2448-850X.

This work approaches the origin of physical anthropology as part of the general anthropological project, on the basis of the principle that all knowledge translates to ways of interacting with the world. Thus, physical anthropology was built with a heterophobic and racist vision of the human diversity. This, stemming from the so-called scientific racism, justifies the exclusion and marginalization of human collectives.

Keywords : human diversity; exclusion; marginalization; human collectives.

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