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Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012306-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1230-6
Book Chapter

By Peter Wade
... publics DNA tests ancestry ...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... Chapter 9 uses data drawn from focus groups and interviews with “ordinary” members of the public (in practice, mainly university students). This chapter assesses the extent to which people’s understanding of ancestry, race, health, and diversity in the nation is being transformed by the public...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... Dr. Ralph Snyderman provides a brief, biographic chapter on his childhood and years of study. He describes his life in Brooklyn, NY, and his ancestry from the Ukraine. His university years and course of study in medical school are described. Last, he provides an outline of his positions prior...
Book Chapter

By Peter Wade
...). This chapter assesses the extent to which people’s understanding of ancestry, race, health, and diversity in the nation is being transformed by the public presence of a genomic idiom in which to talk about these things. The conclusion is not only that people assimilate new data about genetic ancestry...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
..., religious family of illustrious ancestry but relatively modest means. In an unpublished memoir the author tells of her childhood passion for reading popular Urdu novels. She identified with female characters who retained the traditional feminine virtues while also acquiring modern educations and pursuing...
Book Chapter

By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... and useful for developing medicine for autoimmune diseases. Experiments with iPS cell technologies also have larger implications for our changing notions of the cell, the Asian body, and the body politic. Finally, the prominence of researchers of Asian ancestries in cellular research worldwide has led...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... This chapter argues the Chicana/o geography of Aztlán is produced at the crossing of the U.S. and Mexican geographies in the Southwest and as an effect of the profound psychic loss suffered by a melancholic Mexican American population forced to renounce indigenous ancestry. The chapter examines...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... of these activists, that they challenged whiteness from within rather than suffer the psychic loss of their ancestry, preparing the way for the emergence of Aztlán in the post–civil rights era. In re Rodriguez Westminster v. Mendez Hernandez v. Texas In re Ah Yup In re Camille Elk v. Wilkins...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-048
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... was the son of a creole military offcer and an indigenous noblewoman descended from the mallkus of Lake Titicaca. Considered “white” in most elite circles, he was nonetheless scorned by his opponents for his “Indian” ancestry, particularly in the viceregal capital Lima. Dissatisfied with the debilitating...
Book Chapter

By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... for autoimmune diseases. Experiments with iPS cell technologies also have larger implications for our changing notions of the cell, the Asian body, and the body politic. Finally, the prominence of researchers of Asian ancestries in cellular research worldwide has led to the view that it is an arena of “Asian...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... Muslim girl’s sense of self, as she was growing up in the 1920s in a scholarly, religious family of illustrious ancestry but relatively modest means. In an unpublished memoir the author tells of her childhood passion for reading popular Urdu novels. She identified with female characters who retained...
Book Chapter

By Ralph Snyderman
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
...The Journey Dr. Ralph Snyderman provides a brief, biographic chapter on his childhood and years of study. He describes his life in Brooklyn, NY, and his ancestry from the Ukraine. His university years and course of study in medical school are described. Last, he provides an outline of his...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... between 1836 and 1839. Born in La Paz, he was the son of a creole military offcer and an indigenous noblewoman descended from the mallkus of Lake Titicaca. Considered “white” in most elite circles, he was nonetheless scorned by his opponents for his “Indian” ancestry, particularly in the viceregal...