Making the Mexican Diabetic Race, Science, and the Genetics of Inequality

ISBN-10: 0520267311

ISBN-13: 9780520267312

Edition: 2011

Authors: Michael Montoya
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 4/5/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Michael J. Montoyais Associate Professor of Anthropology, Chicano/Latino Studies & Public Health at the University of California, Irvine.

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction: Situating Problems of Knowledge
Biological or Social: Allelic Variation and the Making of Race in Single Nucleotide Polymorphism-Based Research
Genes and Disease on the U.S.-Mexico Border: The Science of State Formation in Diabetes Research
Purity and Danger: When One Stands for Many
Collaboration and Power: Processing Cultures and Culturing Data
Recruiting Race: The Commodification of Mexicana/o Bodies from the U.S.-Mexico Border
Bioethnic Conscription
Conclusion Beyond Reductionism: Bioethnicity and the Genetics of Inequality
Epilogue
Glossary
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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