‘Reparational’ Genetics: Genomic Data and the Case for Reparations in the Caribbean
AbstractDrawing on my population genomic research among several Caribbean communities, I consider how ongoing Caribbean reparations movements index genomic information. Specifically, I examine the intersection between genetic ancestry and calls for reparatory justice to gain insight into the ways that scientific data are utilized in social articulations of both racial and indigenous identity. I argue that when contextualized within complex historical and cultural frameworks, the application of genomic data complicates notions about biological continuity and belonging, yet is compatible with broader conceptualizations of how people imagine themselves and histories in relation to geographic origins. View Full-Text
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Torres, J.B. ‘Reparational’ Genetics: Genomic Data and the Case for Reparations in the Caribbean. Genealogy 2018, 2, 7.
Torres JB. ‘Reparational’ Genetics: Genomic Data and the Case for Reparations in the Caribbean. Genealogy. 2018; 2(1):7.Chicago/Turabian Style
Torres, Jada B. 2018. "‘Reparational’ Genetics: Genomic Data and the Case for Reparations in the Caribbean." Genealogy 2, no. 1: 7.
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