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Title Race and the genetic revolution : science, myth, and culture / edited by Sheldon Krimsky and Kathleen Sloan ; with a foreword by Evelynn M. Hammonds.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, c2011.

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 Moore Stacks  GN289 .R33 2011    Available  ---
Description xii, 296 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "A project of the Council for Responsible Genetics."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A short history of the race concept / Michael Yudell -- Natural selection, the human genome, and the idea of race / Robert Pollack -- Racial disparities in databanking of DNA profiles / Michael T. Risher -- Prejudice, stigma, and DNA databases / Helen Wallace -- Ancestry testing and DNA : uses, limits, and caveat emptor / Troy Duster -- Can DNA witness race? Forensic uses of an imperfect ancestry testing technology / Duana Fullwiley -- BiDil and racialized medicine / Jonathan Kahn -- Evolutionary versus racial medicine : why it matters? / Joseph L. Graves Jr. -- Myth and mystification : the science of race and IQ / Pilar N. Ossorio -- Intelligence, race, and genetics / Robert J. Sternberg ... [et al.] -- The elusive variability of race / Patricia J. Williams -- Race, genetics, and the regulatory need for race impact assessments / Osagie K. Obasogie.
Subject Human population genetics.
Added Author Krimsky, Sheldon.
Sloan, Kathleen, 1958-
Council for Responsible Genetics.
ISBN 9780231156974 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780231156967 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231156960 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231156979 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780231527699 (ebook)
0231527691 (ebook)
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