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By Johnny E. Williams,Joseph L., Jr. Graves

ISBN-10: 0739148958

ISBN-13: 9780739148952

ISBN-10: 0739148966

ISBN-13: 9780739148969

Although the human genome exists except society, wisdom approximately it truly is produced via socially-created language and interactions. As such, genomicists’ considering is trained through their lack of ability to flee the wake of the ‘race’ notion. This booklet investigates how racism makes genomics and the way genomics makes racism and ‘race,’ and the implications of those structures. particularly, Williams explores how racial ideology works in genomics. the straightforward assumption that frames the ebook is that ‘race’ as an ideology justifying a process of oppression is repeatedly recreated as a realistic and customary solution to comprehend organic fact. This publication unearths that genomicists’ preoccupation with ‘race’—regardless of fine or unwell intent—contributes to its conception as a class of changes that's scientifically rigorous.

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