Although the human genome exists apart from society, knowledge about it is produced through socially-created language and interactions. As such, genomicists' thinking is informed by their inability to escape the wake of the `race' concept. This book investigates how racism makes genomics and how genomics makes racism and `race,' and the consequences of these constructions. Specifically, Williams explores how racial ideology works in genomics. The simple assumption that frames the book is that `race' as an ideology ...

Decoding Racial Ideology in Genomics 2018, Lexington Books

ISBN-13: 9780739148969

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Decoding Racial Ideology in Genomics 2016, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780739148952