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Backdoor to eugenics / Troy Duster ; [with a foreword by Pierre Bourdieu].

Author:
Duster, Troy [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Routledge, 2003.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
xvi, 240 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-233) and index.
Contents:
Foreword: Advocating a "Genethics" / Pierre Bourdieu -- 1. Inherited Genetic Disorders and Inherited Social Orders -- 2. The Prism of Heritability and the Sociology of Knowledge: What Questions? Whose Questions? -- 3. The Genetic Screening of "Target" Populations -- 4. Dilemmas of a "General" Genetic Disorder Control Policy -- 5. Neutrality and Ideology in Genetic Disorder Control -- 6. The Increasing Appropriation of Genetic Explanations -- 7. Eugenics by the Back Door -- 8. Human Genetics, Evolutionary Theory, and Social Stratification -- Afterword: The New and Emerging Relationship between Behavioral and Molecular Genetics -- App. A. Intermediate Steps between Micro and Macro Integration: The Case of Screening for Inherited Disorders -- App. B. Screening Issues in Counseling -- App. C. The Ethnic Distribution of Disease.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 0415948053 (Hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0415946743 (Paperback : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2003010961
OCLC:
52251293
RCP:
C - S