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Title What's the use of race? : modern governance and the biology of difference / edited by Ian Whitmarsh and David S. Jones

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  QH438.7 .W53 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  QH438.7 .W53 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Governance and the uses of race / Ian Whitmarsh and David S. Jones -- What's the use of race in presenting forensic DNA evidence in court? / Jonathan Kahn -- Forensic DNA phenotyping : reinforcing race in law enforcement / Pamela Sankar -- Beyond inclusion, beyond difference : the biopolitics of health / Steven Epstein -- Arguments against the use of radicalized categories as genetic variables in biomedical research : what are they, and why are they being ignored? / Simon M. Outram and George T.H. Ellison -- From self-identity to genotype : the past, present, and future of ethnic categories in postgenomic science / Richard Tutton ... [et al.] -- The genomics of difference and the politics of race in Canada / Amy Hinterberger -- Race and ancestry : operationalizing populations in human genetic variation studies / Joan H. Fujimura ... [et al.] -- Use of racial and ethnic identity in medical evaluations and treatments / Jay S. Kaufman and Richard S. Cooper -- What's the use of culture? : health disparities and the development of culturally competent health care / Angela C. Jenks -- The science and epidemiology of racism and health : racial/ethnic categories, biological expressions of racism, and the embodiment of inequality : an ecosocial perspective / Nancy Krieger -- Race and the new biocitizen / Dorothy Roberts
LC subject Genetics -- Social aspects
Race -- Social aspects
Race -- Political aspects
Genetics -- Political aspects
Mesh Subject Continental Population Groups -- genetics
Genetic Variation
Ethnic Groups -- genetics
Add Author Whitmarsh, Ian, 1975-
Jones, David S. (David Shumway)
ISBN 9780262514248 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0262514249 (pbk. : alk. paper)