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Race, Ethnicity, and Nation: Perspectives from Kinship and Genetics
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Race, Ethnicity, and Nation: Perspectives from Kinship and Genetics (Paperback)

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Race, ethnicity and nation are all intimately linked to family and kinship, yet these links deserve closer attention than they usually get in social science, above all when family and kinship are changing rapidly in the context of genomic and biotechnological revolutions. Drawing on data from assisted reproduction, transnational adoption, mixed race families, Basque identity politics and post-Soviet nation-building, this volume provides new and challenging ways to understand race, ethnicity and nation.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: family & relationshipsScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesLife sciences: general issuesGenetics non-medical Publisher: Berghahn Books Publication Date: 01/09/2009 ISBN-13: 9781845456818  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Peter Wade is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester. His publications include Blackness and Race Mixture (1993), Race and Ethnicity in Latin America (1997), Music, Race and Nation: Musica Tropical in Colombia (2000), Race, Nature and Culture: An Anthropological Perspective (2002). His current research focuses on issues of racial identity, embodiment and new genetic and information technologies.

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