Race Decoded: The Genomic Fight for Social Justice

Race Decoded: The Genomic Fight for Social Justice

by Catherine Bliss
     
 


Race Decoded explores the world of elite genomic science, investigating how the world's leading scientists grapple with questions of identity and social change in their efforts to understand a new science of race.See more details below

Overview


Race Decoded explores the world of elite genomic science, investigating how the world's leading scientists grapple with questions of identity and social change in their efforts to understand a new science of race.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804774086
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
05/23/2012
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author


Catherine Bliss is Howard Hughes Postdoctoral Fellow in Biomedicine, Medical Humanities, and Science and Technology Studies at Brown University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

1 The New Science of Race 19

2 Making Science Racial 38

3 The Sociogenomic Paradigm 70

4 Making Sense of Race with Values 100

5 Everyday Race-Positive 135

6 Activism and Expertise 166

7 The Enduring Trouble in with Race 192

Notes 207

Index 257

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