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Montoya, Michael J., 1965-
Making the Mexican diabetic : race, science, and the genetics of inequality / Michael J. Montoya
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RA645.D5 M66 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Non-insulin-dependent diabetes -- Mexico -- Genetic aspects
Mexican Americans -- Health and hygiene
Genetics -- Research -- Social aspects
Health and race -- United States
Diabetes -- Social aspects
Medical anthropology
Social medicine
Physical Description xxi, 259 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-246) and index
Contents 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 : commodification of Mexicana/o bodies from the U.S.-Mexico border -- Bioethnic conscription

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