Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-Create Race in the Twenty-first Century (Paperback)Dorothy Roberts (author)
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Publisher: The New Press
Number of pages: 390
Weight: 457 g
Dimensions: 225 x 149 x 28 mm
-Harriet A. Washington, author of Medical Apartheid and Deadly Monopolies
"This is the best book of the year If you read one work of nonfiction a year, make this the one."
-The New York Journal of Books
"[Roberts] dismantles the reasons for using race to determine healthy policy and exposes how embedded social assumptions can shape medicine's research agenda and distort science."
-Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, author of Racism Without Racists
"Devastatingly counters any argument that can be made for a racial view of genetics."
-The Brooklyn Rail
"Alarming but not alarmist, controversial but evidential, impassioned but rational."
-Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Thought-provoking, well-researched, [and] insightful."
"A must-read for those looking for an enlightened discussion of race in the 21st century."
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