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Fatal Invention : How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-Create Race in the Twenty-First Century
by Dorothy E. Roberts


Overview - This groundbreaking book by the acclaimed Dorothy Roberts examines how the myth of biological concept of race--revived by purportedly cutting-edge science, race-specific drugs, genetic testing, and DNA databases--continues to undermine a just society and promote inequality in a supposedly "post-racial" era.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This groundbreaking book by the acclaimed Dorothy Roberts examines how the myth of biological concept of race--revived by purportedly cutting-edge science, race-specific drugs, genetic testing, and DNA databases--continues to undermine a just society and promote inequality in a supposedly "post-racial" era. Named one of the ten best black nonfiction books 2011 by AFRO.com, Fatal Invention offers a timely and "provocative analysis" (Nature) of race, science, and politics by one of the nation's leading legal scholars and social critics.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781595588340
  • ISBN-10: 1595588345
  • Publisher: New Press
  • Publish Date: September 2012
  • Page Count: 388
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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