1. ESRC Genomics Network (archive)
  2. Gengage
  3. The Human Genre Project

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Changing Concepts of Race in Genomics

Richard Tutton

Date

January 2012

Publication type

Book chapters

Journal

Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics, Second Edition,

Publisher

Academic Press

ISBN

9780122270673

Author(s) or editor(s)

Author

Text

This article provides an overview of conceptual debates about the meaning of race and identifies four principal ways in which scholars have understood the implications for developments in science for our understanding of race today. These are characterized in the following terms: (1) revival, (2) refashioning, (3) alignment, and (4) ambivalence