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Scholarly Debates and Their Societal Backdrops

  • Ann Morning



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Berger, Peter L., and Luckmann, Thomas (1966) The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge. New York: Anchor Books.
Bliss, Catherine (2012) Race Decoded: The Genomic Fight for Social Justice. Redwood City, CA: Stanford University Press.
Brubaker, Rogers (2015) Grounds for Difference. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Frank, Reanne (2012) “Forbidden or forsaken? The (mis)use of a forbidden knowledge argument in research on race, DNA and disease,” in Wailoo, Keith, Nelson, Alondra, and Lee, Catherine (eds.) Genetics and the Unsettled Past: The Collision between DNA, Race, and History. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press: 315–24.
Gieryn, Thomas F. (1999) Cultural Boundaries of Science: Credibility on the Line. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Morning, Ann (2011) The Nature of Race: How Scientists Think and Teach about Human Difference. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Gieryn, Thomas F. (2014) “Does genomics challenge the social construction of race?Sociological Theory (32): 189207.
Nelkin, Dorothy, and Susan Lindee, M. (1995) The DNA Mystique: The Gene as Cultural Icon. New York: Freeman.
Schiebinger, Londa (1993) Nature’s Body: Gender in the Making of Modern Science. Boston: Beacon Press.
Shapin, Steven (1994) A Social History of Truth: Civility and Science in Seventeenth-Century England. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Wade, Nicholas (2014) A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History. New York: Penguin.
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