December 2016) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) Social interpretations of race regard the common categorizations of people into different races, often with biologist tagging of particular “racial” attributes beyond mere anatomy, as more socially and culturally determined than based upon biology.Click to see full answer. Keeping this in consideration, what is the social concept of race?As Wikipedia defines it, in an extremely lengthy and extravagantly footnoted entry that surely has been edited and re-edited many times, “Race is a social concept used to categorize humans into large and distinct populations or groups by anatomical, cultural, ethnic, genetic, geographical, historical, linguistic,Beside above, what are the different types of races? The revised standards contain five minimum categories for race: American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and White. There are two categories for ethnicity: “Hispanic or Latino” and “Not Hispanic or Latino.” Beside above, what is the difference between the biological and social view of race? Scientists no longer believe there is a biological basis to distinguish racial groups, rather, race is a social, cultural, and/or political construct wherein racial segregation has real consequences on health and health disparities.How do you define race?A race is a grouping of humans based on shared physical or social qualities into categories generally viewed as distinct by society. The term was first used to refer to speakers of a common language and then to denote national affiliations. By the 17th century the term began to refer to physical (phenotypical) traits.