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Is Race-Based Medicine Good for Us?: African American Approaches to Race, Biomedicine, and Equality

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This article presents a preliminary framework for exploring the intersection of science and racial politics in the public debate about race-based pharmaceuticals, especially among African Americans. It examines the influence of three political approaches to race consciousness on evaluations of racial medicine and offers an alternative critique.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Kirkland & Ellis Professor at Northwestern University School of Law and a faculty fellow at the Institute for Policy Research.

Publication date: September 1, 2008

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