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

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

Label
Fatal invention : how science, politics, and big business re-create race in the twenty-first century
Title
Fatal invention
Title remainder
how science, politics, and big business re-create race in the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
Dorothy Roberts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the ways science, politics, and large corporations affect race in the twenty-first century, discussing the efforts and results of the Human Genome Project, and describing how technology-driven science researchers are developing a genetic definition of race
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roberts, Dorothy E.
Dewey number
  • 305.8
  • 305.8
Index
index present
LC call number
GN269
LC item number
.R64 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Race
  • Race
  • Race
  • Physical anthropology
  • Human population genetics
  • Genomics
Label
Fatal invention : how science, politics, and big business re-create race in the twenty-first century, Dorothy Roberts
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. 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. The new racial technology -- Pharmacoethnicity -- Color-coded pills -- Race and the new biocitizen -- Tracing racial roots -- 4. The new biopolitics of race -- Genetic surveillance -- Biological race in a "postracial" America -- Crossroads
Control code
ocn656451607
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 388 pages
Isbn
9781595584953
Lccn
2011012830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Fatal invention : how science, politics, and big business re-create race in the twenty-first century, Dorothy Roberts
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. 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. The new racial technology -- Pharmacoethnicity -- Color-coded pills -- Race and the new biocitizen -- Tracing racial roots -- 4. The new biopolitics of race -- Genetic surveillance -- Biological race in a "postracial" America -- Crossroads
Control code
ocn656451607
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 388 pages
Isbn
9781595584953
Lccn
2011012830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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