The competition and ecology tradition owes its formation to the work of early American sociologist Robert Ezra Park, who described race relations in ecological terms. Plants and animals may thrive in close symbiotic relationships, they may develop and evolve on their own in isolated niches, or they may engage in violent conflict over scarce resources. For Park, modern race relations were largely the result of a process by which human races that had evolved in isolated areas of the world came... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2019. 2p.