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Title Identity politics and the new genetics : re/creating categories of difference and belonging / edited by Katharina Schramm, David Skinner and Richard Rottenburg
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (221 pages)
Series Studies of the Biosocial Society ; volume 6
Studies of the Biosocial Society ; v. 6
Contents "Race" as a social construction in genetics -- Mobile identities and fixed categories : forensic DNA and the politics of racialized data -- Race, kinship and the ambivalence of identity -- Identity, DNA and the state in post-dictatorship Argentina -- "Do you have Celtic, Jewish or Germanic roots?" Applied Swiss history before and after DNA -- Irish DNA : making connections and making distinctions in Y-chromosome surname studies -- Genomics en route : ancestry, heritage and the politics of identity across the Black Atlantic -- Biotechnological cults of affliction? Race, rationality and enchantment in personal genomic histories
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Genetics, Population.
Continental Population Groups -- genetics.
Ethnic Groups -- genetics.
Genetic engineering.
Human population genetics.
Form Electronic book
Author Rottenburg, Richard, editor
Schramm, Katharina, editor
Skinner, David, 1960- editor
ISBN 0857452541 (electronic book)
9780857452542 (electronic book)