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1. Beyond bioethics: toward a new biopolitics Book , Print in English
edited by Osagie K. Obasogie and Marcy Darnovsky ; foreword by Troy Duster ; afterword… 2018 .

"For several decades, the field of bioethics has played a dominant role in shaping the way society thinks about ethical problems related to developments in science, technology, and medicine. But its traditional emphases on, for example, doctor-patient relationships, informed…
2. Blueprint: how DNA makes us who we are Book , Print in English
Robert Plomin. 2018 .

Plomin, Robert, 1948-

In 'Blueprint', behavioral geneticist Robert Plomin describes how the DNA revolution has made DNA personal by giving us the power to predict our psychological strengths and weaknesses from birth. A century of genetic research shows that DNA differences inherited from our parents…
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Wendy Kline. 2001 .

Kline, Wendy, 1968-

"Wendy Kline's lucid cultural history of eugenics in America emphasizes the movement's central, continuing interaction with notions of gender and morality. Demonstrating that eugenic ideas were far more powerful in public discourse than other historians have indicated, Kline…
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Wendy Kline. 2001 .

Kline, Wendy, 1968-

Wendy Kline's lucid cultural history of eugenics in America emphasizes the movement's central, continuing interaction with popular notions of gender and morality. Kline shows how eugenics could seem a viable solution to problems of moral disorder and sexuality, especially female…
Michael J. Sandel. 2009 .

Sandel, Michael J.

What is wrong with re-engineering genetics? In this work, Sandel argues that the pursuit of perfection is flawed for reasons that go beyond safety and fairness. He contends that the genetic revolution will change the way philosophers discuss ethics and will force spiritual…
William H. Tucker. 2009 .

Tucker, William H., 1940-

Introduction : "a fierce wind" -- Factor analysis and its discontents : Cattellian science -- In the name of evolution : the beginning of Cattell's moral system -- Beyondism and the necessity for "genthanasia" : Cattellian morality in the postwar period…
7. A cultural history of heredity Book , Online in English
Staffan Müller-Wille and Hans-Jörg Rheinberger. 2012 .

Müller-Wille, Staffan, 1964-

<DIV> It was only around 1800 that heredity began to enter debates among physicians, breeders, and naturalists. Soon thereafter it evolved into one of the most fundamental concepts of biology. Here Staffan Müller-Wille and Hans-Jörg Rheinberger offer a succinct cultural history…
Adrian Desmond & James Moore. 2011 .

Desmond, Adrian J., 1947-

note: 1. Intimate `Blackamoor' -- 2. Racial Numb-Skulls -- 3. All Nations of One Blood -- 4. Living in Slave Countries -- 5. Common Descent: From the Father of Man to the Father of All Mammals -- 6. Hybridizing Humans -- 7. This Odious Deadly Subject…
Ullica Segerstråle. 2000 .

Segerstråle, Ullica Christina Olofsdotter.

"In the summer of 1975 the distinguished Harvard entomologist Edward O. Wilson published his Sociobiology: The New Synthesis. In the book, Wilson defined sociobiology as a new discipline devoted to 'the systematic study of the biological basis of all social behavior.' He…
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James D. Watson, John Tooze. 1981 .

Watson, James D., 1928-

John Harris. 2007 .

Harris, John, 1945-

Decisive biotechnological interventions in the lottery of human life--to enhance our bodies and brains and perhaps irreversibly change our genetic makeup--have been widely rejected as unethical and undesirable, and have often met with extreme hostility. But in Enhancing…
George Estreich. 2019 .

Estreich, George,

From next-generation prenatal tests, to virtual children, to the genome-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9, new biotechnologies grant us unprecedented power to predict and shape future people. That power implies a question about belonging: which people, which variations, will we welcome?…
William H. Tucker. 2002 .

Tucker, William H., 1940-

"The Pioneer Fund, established in 1937 by Wickliffe Preston Draper, is one of the most controversial nonprofit organizations in the United States. Long suspected of misusing social science to fuel the politics of oppression, the fund has specialized in supporting research that…
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Paul Knoepfler, University of California, Davis. 2016 .

Knoepfler, Paul, 1967-

This book takes a fresh look at the cutting-edge biotech discoveries that have made genetically modified people possible.
15. How to talk about books you haven't read Book , Print in English
Pierre Bayard ; translated from the French by Jeffrey Mehlman. 2007 .

Bayard, Pierre, 1954-

"If cultured people are expected to have read all the significant works of literature, and thousands more are published each year, what are we supposed to do in those inevitable social situations where we're forced to talk about books we haven't read? In this book, a huge hit in…
Daniel J. Kevles ; with a new preface by the author. 1985 .

Kevles, Daniel J.

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edited by Nicolas Bancel, Thomas David, and Dominic Thomas. 2014 .

"This edited collection explores the genesis of scientific conceptions of race and their accompanying impact on the taxonomy of human collections internationally as evidenced in ethnographic museums, world fairs, zoological gardens, international colonial exhibitions and ethnic…
18. Is science racist? Book , Print in English
Jonathan Marks. 2017 .

Marks, Jonathan (Jonathan M.), 1955-

"Every arena of science has its own set of ethical issues ? chemistry and poison gas, physics and the atom bomb ? and genetics has had a troubled history with race. As Jonathan Marks reveals, this dangerous relationship rumbles on to this day, still leaving plenty of leeway for a…
19. Is science racist? Book , Online , Print in English
Jonathan Marks. 2017 .

Marks, Jonathan (Jonathan M.), 1955-

"Every arena of science has its own set of ethical issues? chemistry and poison gas, physics and the atom bomb? and genetics has had a troubled history with race. As Jonathan Marks reveals, this dangerous relationship rumbles on to this day, still leaving plenty of leeway for a…
Nicholas Wright Gillham. 2001 .

Gillham, Nicholas W.

"Few scientists have made lasting contributions to as many fields as Francis Galton. He was an important African explorer, travel writer, and geographer. He was the meteorologist who discovered the anticyclone, a pioneer in using fingerprints to identify individuals, the inventor…
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Evelyn Fox Keller. 2010 .

Keller, Evelyn Fox, 1936-

From the publisher. In this powerful critique, the esteemed historian and philosopher of science Evelyn Fox Keller addresses the nature-nurture debates, including the persistent disputes regarding the roles played by genes and the environment in determining individual traits and…
Kim TallBear. 2013 .

TallBear, Kimberly,

Because today's DNA testing seems so compelling and powerful, increasing numbers of Native Americans have begun to believe their own metaphors: "in our blood" is giving way to "in our DNA." In Native American DNA, Kim TallBear shows how Native American claims to land, resources,…
Kim TallBear. 2013 .

TallBear, Kimberly.

Because today's DNA testing seems so compelling and powerful, increasing numbers of Native Americans have begun to believe their own metaphors: "in our blood" is giving way to "in our DNA." In Native American DNA, Kim TallBear shows how Native American claims to land, resources,…
Jenny Reardon. 2017 .

Reardon, Jenny, 1972-

While the sequencing of the human genome was a landmark achievement, the availability and manipulation of such a vast amount of data about our species has inevitably led to questions that are increasingly fundamental and urgent: now that information about human bodies can be…
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Sarah S. Richardson and Hallam Stevens, editors. 2015 .

Biology's love affair with the genome / Russ Altman -- Beyond the genome / Hallam Stevens and Sarah S. Richardson -- The postgenomic genome / Evelyn Fox Keller -- What toll pursuit: affective assemblages in genomics and postgenomics / Mike Fortun…
26. The practices of human genetics Book , Print in English
edited by Michael Fortun and Everett Mendelsohn. 1999 .

"The remarkably rapid growth of knowledge and practice in human and medical genetics raises significant questions about the social and ethical readiness of scientists, physicians, and others to make appropriate decisions concerning the utilization of this new genetic knowledge…
Catherine Bliss. 2018 .

Bliss, Catherine,

Sociogenomics has rapidly become one of the trendiest sciences of the new millennium. Practitioners view human nature and life outcomes as the result of genetic and social factors. In Social by Nature, Catherine Bliss recognizes the promise of this interdisciplinary young…
Catherine Bliss. 2018 .

Bliss, Catherine,

Genes and their environments -- Science without borders -- Toward the "deeper descriptions" -- Determining difference -- The breakthrough -- A bigger better science -- An applied science -- The business of sociogenomics.
Alondra Nelson. 2016 .

Nelson, Alondra,

"The unexpected story of how genetic testing is affecting race in America, "--NoveList.
30. Sociobiology: the new synthesis Book , Print in English
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31. Superior: the return of race science Book , Print in English
Angela Saini. 2019 .

Saini, Angela, 1980-

"A powerful look at the non-scientific history of "race science," and the assumptions, prejudices, and incentives that have allowed it to reemerge in contemporary science Superior tells the disturbing story of the persistent thread of belief in biological racial differences in…
edited by Everett Mendelsohn. 1984 .