Revisiting Race in a Genomic Age
Sandra Soo-Jin Lee, Barbara A. Koenig, Sarah S. Richardson
Rutgers University Press, 2008 - Science - 376 pages
Revisting Race in the Genomic Age takes a cutting-edge look at emerging genetic technologies and their impact on current conceptions of race and human identity. Essays will explore genomic science as an important anthropological and sociological case in the development of race theory as well as examine the social, ethical, and legal implications of emerging genomic technologies. Philosophers join anthropologists and scientists working in human genetic variation research to make this a truly interdisciplinary work. Following the introduction, essays in section one will present the conceptual frameworks on race as related to human genetic variation research. The heart of the book is made of up three sections focusing on three significant themes in this emerging cross-disciplinary engagement. Sections are "Race-targeted Research and Therapeutics," "Genetic Ancestry, Identity, and Group Membership," and "Race and Genetics in Public Discourse."
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Race and Genetics in a Genomic Age
Past Present and future
what Genes Are and why there Are no Genes for Race
A Social constructionist Analysis of Race
individual Ancestry inference and the Reification of Race
will tomorrows Medicines work for Everyone?
Patenting Race in a Genomic Age
Genetics Meets the Marketplace
in Search of native American
the Social Sources of Genetic
how the news Media frames
beyond the ScienceSociety divide
the feasibility of Government oversight of nihfunded
Racial Realism and the discourse of Responsibility
u S health institutions
tracking Race in Addiction Research
Other editions - View all
2008 this volume addiction African Americans African Ancestry alcohol allele American Journal analysis ancestors AncestryByDNA anthropology Asian associated B. A. Koenig Bamshad BiDil biological blood Bolnick Caucasian chromosome claims clinical concept of race context cultural databases defined disease DNAPrint drug response ethnic groups European Americans example frequencies gene genetic ancestry genetic clusters genetic genealogy genetic research genetic testing geneticists Genographic Project genomic age genotype geographic haplotype health disparities human genetic diversity human genetic variation human populations identified identity individuals journalists Kittles Krieger markers medicine microsatellite molecular mtDNA Native American patent pharmacogenetics phenotype political polymorphisms population genetics race and ethnicity race and genetics racial and ethnic racial categories racial or ethnic Retrieved February 26 Revisiting race Risch Rosenberg Rutgers University Rutgers University Press S. S. Richardson Eds samples scientific scientists skin color social specific structure studies term tion tribal variables Y chromosome