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Arguments against the use of racialized categories as genetic variables in biomedical research

Outram, Simon M and Ellison, George T. H (2010) Arguments against the use of racialized categories as genetic variables in biomedical research. In: What's the use of race? Modern governance and the biology of difference. Whitmarsh, Ian and Jones, David S, eds. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, pp. 91-124.

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Abstract

This chapter provides a detailed analysis of published criticisms and concerns surrounding the use of racialized categories as (if they were) markers of genetic variation in genetics and related biomedical research.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9780262514248
Uncontrolled Keywords: racialised, genetics, ethnicity, ethnic groups, races, biomedical, markers, variables, stereotyping, health care disparities
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1103 Clinical Sciences
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2013 04:53
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2014 03:39
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/23946
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