Genetic Ancestry: Our Stories, Our Pasts (Paperback)

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Genetic Ancestry: Our Stories, Our Pasts (Paperback)


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Genetic Ancestry focuses on the scientific nature and limitations of genetic ancestry testing. Co-authored by a genetic anthropologist and a cultural anthropologist, it examines the social, historical, and cultural dimensions of how people interpret genetic ancestry data. Utilizing examples from popular culture around the world and case studies from the Caribbean, the chapters highlight how genetic technology can sometimes bolster racial thinking and serve as tool of resistance and social justice.

Product Details ISBN: 9780367566401
ISBN-10: 0367566400
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: May 1st, 2022
Pages: 120
Language: English