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Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... biomedical zone and act as a “DNA bridge” to American cosmopolitan science. The author argues that Singaporean humanists, social scientists and philosophers need to start a public conversation about the wide-ranging implications of experiments with life in their midst. What are the benefits and uncertainties...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387480-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8748-0
Published: 22 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385318-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8531-8
Published: 06 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387336-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8733-6
Published: 06 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387336-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8733-6
Published: 15 October 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393207-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9320-7
Published: 02 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393306-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9330-6
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005650-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0565-0
...In October 2015, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (dhhl) an- nounced a proposed rule change to allow the use of dna testing to deter- mine an applicant s eligibility in meeting the 50 percent blood quantum re- quirement required to lease a homestead. Announced prior to beneficiary...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393948-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9394-8
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012306-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1230-6
...INTRODUCTION DIASPORA, INDIGENEITY, AND CITIZENSHIP AFTER DNA Shalom, shalom, shalom to all the Hebrews all over the world: Jews, Orites, Balubas, Tutsis, Bentendors Mwenye, Asantes of Ghana, Senas, Lemba Bashabi, Falashas, Professor M. E. R. Mathivha began, standing before the crowd that had...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012306-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1230-6
...4ANCESTRY, ANCESTORS, AND CONTESTED KINSHIP AFTER DNA When I lived in India Village in 2005 and 2006, there was a funeral or tomb- stone unveiling to attend nearly every weekend. Unlike the funerals, which took place the first weekend following someone s passing, the tombstone un- veilings could be...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
Book Chapter

By Peter Wade
... DNA (mtDNA, inherited via the material line) and Y-chromosome DNA (inherited by men from their fathers). The data paint a picture in which European men are given sexual agency and assumed to be dominant, while indigenous and African women are seen as passive recipients, and black and indigenous men...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Book Chapter

By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-085
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... D.C. FROM GREEN San Jose, CR. DNA, RG 59, 811.108G191/1. TG, recipient’s copy. 1. Walter C. Thurston, born 1894, was the first secretary of the American Embassy at Costa Rica (U.S. Department of State, Register of the Department of State, 1924 [Washington D.C.: Govern- ment Printing Office...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... Chapter 8 turns to the gendered aspect of mestizaje, exploring narratives which describe European men having sex with indigenous and African women. Genomics addresses this with data about mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA, inherited via the material line) and Y-chromosome DNA (inherited by men from their...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... and refocused their analyses of justice away from social-contextual matters to those of DNA biology. ...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... This chapter discusses the creation of multiethnic DNA databases in Singapore and why scientists there consider their genomic data to be more important than that captured by DeCODE in Iceland. Citing variability in DNA and populations in the Asian region, Singaporean biostatisticians claim that...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... This final chapter shifts to South China, where BGI Genomics provides an important contrast to Biopolis in its mix of a commercial global thrust and the use of ethnicity in a national framing of genomic science. BGI has become “a global DNA assembly factory” for having sequenced most of the...