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By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... ethnic heuristic Singapore Genome Variation Program DeCODE Iceland ethnic biomedical collectivities immutable mobile ...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... that genetic traits among populations in Asia that are relatively new to medical genomics—and being gathered "in the wild"—gain value from being calculated and databased. The author argues that the ethnic heuristic is deployed as an “immutable mobile” that digitally includes majority populations in Asia...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... that genetic traits among populations in Asia that are relatively new to medical genomics—and being gathered "in the wild"—gain value from being calculated and databased. The author argues that the ethnic heuristic is deployed as an “immutable mobile” that digitally includes majority populations in Asia...
Book Chapter

By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... claim that genetic traits among populations in Asia that are relatively new to medical genomics—and being gathered "in the wild"—gain value from being calculated and databased. The author argues that the ethnic heuristic is deployed as an “immutable mobile” that digitally includes majority populations...
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... in medical anthropology. The prologue situates genomic science in debates on racialized medicine in the United States. It argues that genomic science propelled the shift from race as a fixed biological reality to an ethnicity as inclusionary heuristic for minority groups. Singapore uses the National...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... The epilogue returns to the ethical quandaries of a technology that, by seeking a pluripotent fate, may indeed open us up to a multitude of “unknown unknowns.” The author contrasts the two Asian models of biomedical entrepreneurialism. Biopolis deploys the ethnic heuristic to shape a transborder...