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Revisiting Race in a Genomic Age

Revisiting Race in a Genomic Age

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ISBN-13: 9780813543246
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 08/28/2008
Series: Studies in Medical Anthropology
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Barbara Koenig is a professor at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and is a faculty associate at the Center for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis.

Sandra Soo-Jin Lee is a senior research scholar at the Center for Biomedical Ethics and lecturer in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford University.

Sarah S. Richardson is a doctoral student in the Program in Modern Thought and Literature at Stanford University.

Table of Contents

Foreword Lawrence D. Bobo ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction: Race and Genetics in a Genomic Age Barbara A. Koenig Sandra Soo-Jin Lee Sarah S. Richardson 1

Part 1 Concepts of Race

1 Race: Past, Present, and Future Jonathan Marks 21

2 What Genes Are and Why There Are No Genes for Race John Dupre 39

3 A Social Constructionist Analysis of Race Sally Haslanger 56

4 Individual Ancestry Inference and the Reification of Race as a Biological Phenomenon Deborah A. Bolnick 70

Part 2 Race-Targeted Research and Therapeutics

5 Race, Ancestry, and Medicine Marcus W. Feldman Richard C. Lewontin 89

6 Will Tomorrow's Medicines Work for Everyone? Sarah K. Tate David B. Goldstein 102

7 Patenting Race in a Genomic Age Jonathan Kahn 129

8 The Molecularization of Race: U.S. Health Institutions, Pharmacogenetics Practice, and Public Science after the Genome Duana Fullwiley 149

9 Tracking Race in Addiction Research Molly J. Dingel Barbara A. Koenig 172

Part 3 Genetic Ancestry, Identity, and Group Membership

10 Genetic Ancestry and the Search for Personalized Genetic Histories Mark D. Shriver Rick A. Kittles 201

11 Genetic Genealogy: Genetics Meets the Marketplace Henry T. Greely 215

12 In Search of Native American Race and Tribe Kimberly Tallbear 235

13 The Factness of Diaspora: The Social Sources of Genetic Genealogy Alondra Nelson 253

Part 4 Race and Genetics in Public Discourse

14 Moving beyond the Two-Race Mantra Pamela Sankar 271

15 Cops, Sports, and Schools: How the News Media Frames Coverage of Genetics and Race Sally Lehrman 285

16 Race without Salvation: Beyond the Science/Society Divide in GenomicStudies of Human Diversity Jenny Reardon 304

17 The Feasibility of Government Oversight of NIH-Funded Population Genetics Research Jacqueline Stevens 320

18 Racial Realism and the Discourse of Responsibility for Health Disparities in a Genomic Age Sandra Soo-Jin Lee 342

Contributors 359

Index 365

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