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Fatal invention : how science, politics, and big business re-create race in the twenty-first century / Dorothy Roberts.

Author/Creator:
Roberts, Dorothy E., 1956-
Publication:
New York : New Press, ©2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xii, 388 pages.)
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Subjects:
Race -- Social aspects.
Race -- Political aspects.
Race -- Economic aspects.
Physical anthropology.
Human population genetics.
Genomics.
Medical subjects:
Genetics, Population.
Genomics.
Contents:
I. Believing in race in the genomic age
Invention of race
Separating racial science from racism
2. The new racial science
Redefining race in genetic terms
Medical stereotyping
Allure of race in biomedical research
Embodying race
3. Pharmacoethnicity
Color-coded pills
Race and the new biocitizen
Tracing racial roots
4. Genetic surveillance
Biological race in a "postracial" America
Crossroads.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
ProQuest ebook central
ISBN:
9781595586919 (electronic bk.)
1595586911 (electronic bk.)
9781595584953
1595584951
1595588345
9781595588340
Publisher Number:
99984842001
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.