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Author Montoya, Michael J., 1965-

Title Making the Mexican Diabetic : Race, Science, and the Genetics of Inequality / Michael J. Montoya.

Imprint Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 259 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-246) and index.
Contents Biological or social : allelic variation and the making of race in single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) based research -- Genes and disease on the US/Mexico border : the science of state formation in diabetes research -- Purity and danger : when one stands for many -- Collaboration and power -- Recruiting race : commodification of Mexicana/o bodies from the US/Mexico border -- Bioethnic conscriptions.
Note Print version record.
Summary This innovative ethnographic study animates the racial politics that underlie genomic research into type 2 diabetes, one of the most widespread chronic diseases and one that affects ethnic groups disproportionately.
Subject Non-insulin-dependent diabetes -- Mexico -- Genetic aspects.
Mexican Americans -- Health and hygiene.
Genetics -- Research -- Social aspects.
Health and race -- United States.
Diabetes -- Social aspects.
Medical anthropology.
Social medicine.
Diabetes Mellitus -- ethnology.
Indians, North American -- ethnology.
Risk Factors.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Genetic Research.
Mexican Americans -- ethnology
United States.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Diabetes.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & Immigration.
Diabetes -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00892192
Genetics -- Research -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01982468
Health and race. (OCoLC)fst00952806
Medical anthropology. (OCoLC)fst01013693
Mexican Americans -- Health and hygiene. (OCoLC)fst01019110
Non-insulin-dependent diabetes -- Genetic aspects. (OCoLC)fst01982469
Social medicine. (OCoLC)fst01122637
Mexico. (OCoLC)fst01211700
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Montoya, Michael J., 1965- Making the Mexican diabetic. Berkley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2011 9780520267305 (DLC) 2010038017 (OCoLC)664319212
ISBN 9780520949003 (electronic bk.)
0520949005 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000051585430
AU@ 000051621469
AU@ 000052895459
DEBBG BV043148092
DEBBG BV044150941
DEBSZ 39695071X
DEBSZ 421629975
HEBIS 299819515
NZ1 14255983

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