The Resource Biomedical ambiguity : race, asthma, and the contested meaning of genetic research in the Caribbean, Ian Whitmarsh

Biomedical ambiguity : race, asthma, and the contested meaning of genetic research in the Caribbean, Ian Whitmarsh

Label
Biomedical ambiguity : race, asthma, and the contested meaning of genetic research in the Caribbean
Title
Biomedical ambiguity
Title remainder
race, asthma, and the contested meaning of genetic research in the Caribbean
Statement of responsibility
Ian Whitmarsh
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NIC/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitmarsh, Ian
Index
index present
LC call number
RA645.A83
LC item number
W45 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asthma
  • Asthma
  • Health and race
  • Blacks
  • Genetics
  • Medical anthropology
  • Asthma
  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • Genetic Research
Label
Biomedical ambiguity : race, asthma, and the contested meaning of genetic research in the Caribbean, Ian Whitmarsh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-220) and index
Contents
Introduction : vernaculars in race and disease science -- Contestations of race -- The nation as biomedical site -- Asthma variations -- (Re)categorizing asthma and the rational pharmaceutical -- Biomedical partnerships : making genetics significant -- Misgivings in medical participation -- Participant mothers -- Home visit translations -- Biomedical and anthropological excesses
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 225 p.
Isbn
9780801474415
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070510 02
System control number
  • (OCoLC)181602167
  • (OCoLC)181602167
Label
Biomedical ambiguity : race, asthma, and the contested meaning of genetic research in the Caribbean, Ian Whitmarsh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-220) and index
Contents
Introduction : vernaculars in race and disease science -- Contestations of race -- The nation as biomedical site -- Asthma variations -- (Re)categorizing asthma and the rational pharmaceutical -- Biomedical partnerships : making genetics significant -- Misgivings in medical participation -- Participant mothers -- Home visit translations -- Biomedical and anthropological excesses
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 225 p.
Isbn
9780801474415
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070510 02
System control number
  • (OCoLC)181602167
  • (OCoLC)181602167

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