What is the difference between races and ethnic groups?• Races: • Ethnic groups: A group of people Relating to or related by common characteristic of a descent or heredity. human group having racial, religious, linguistic, and certain other traits in common.
The three main races of Asia are:Australoid: Includesprincipally people from theAustralian Aborigines.Sometimes includes alsoPapuans, Melanesians,various small-staturedpeoples (as Negritos), andsome of the tribes ofcentral and southern India.
Caucasian: This racial division ofhumankind, is marked by fair to dark skin,straight to tightly curled hair, and light to verydark eyes, and originally inhabiting Europe,parts of North Africa, western Asia, and India.
And the main Race of Asia:Mongoloid: This racialdivision of humankind,marked by yellowishcomplexion, prominentcheekbones,epicanthic folds aboutthe eyes, and straightblack hair.
This is the main racebecause the biggestpart of the populationin Asia is Mongoloid.It includes the Mongols,Manchus, Chinese, Koreans, Japanese,Annamese, Siamese, Burmese andTibetans.
But some people do not agree with the classification of“races”. Some reasons are that it generates conflicts and promotes racism.