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Purity and Danger: When One Stands for Many

Michael J. Montoya

in Making the Mexican Diabetic: Race, Science, and the Genetics of Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267305
eISBN:
9780520949003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267305.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents the representations of diabetes as a racialized disease with the ideologies of research participation and humanitarian service found within the sampling apparatuses along the ... More


The Paleobiology of the Sunghir People

Erik Trinkaus, Alexandra P. Buzhilova, Maria B. Mednikova, and Maria V. Dobrovolskaya

in The People of Sunghir: Burials, Bodies, and Behavior in the Earlier Upper Paleolithic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199381050
eISBN:
9780197562956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381050.003.0022
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

The preceding chapters provide extensive information on the context, mortuary rituals, skeletal and dental morphology and morphometrics, dental wear, functional ... More


Organization of Genetic Variation

Daniel L. Hartl

in A Primer of Population Genetics and Genomics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198862291
eISBN:
9780191895074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862291.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Chapter 2 deals with the manner in which genetic variation is organized in random-mating populations, including such basics as the Hardy–Weinberg principle, multiple alleles and DNA typing, and ... More


Transeurasian unity from a population-genetic perspective

Choongwon Jeong, Chuan-Chao Wang, and Chao Ning

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0046
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Contemporary Transeurasian-speaking populations reside in a wide geographic area encompassing the Eurasian steppe, Northeast China and the Russian Far East, as well as Korean peninsula and the ... More


Electron Spin Relaxation Beyond the Hyperfine Interaction

M. M. Glazov

in Electron & Nuclear Spin Dynamics in Semiconductor Nanostructures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198807308
eISBN:
9780191845093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807308.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Here, some prospects for future studies in the field of electron and nuclear spin dynamics are outlined. In contrast to previous chapters where the electron interaction with multitude of nuclei was ... More


Populations in Statistical Genetic Modelling and Inference

Daniel John Lawson

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews approaches to how populations of sexually reproducing individuals are defined statistically via genetic criteria. It addresses the question of whether there is a meaningful and ... More


Molecular deviants: Sequence signatures of selection and demography

Asher D. Cutter

in A Primer of Molecular Population Genetics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198838944
eISBN:
9780191874826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838944.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Chapter 8, “Molecular deviants: sequence signatures of selection and demography,” dives into the logic and mechanics of some of the most common tests of neutrality to show how and why data can reveal ... More


Genetic Ancestry Tests and Race: Who Takes Them, Why, and How Do They Affect Racial Identities?

Wendy D. Roth and Katherine A. Lyon

in Reconsidering Race: Social Science Perspectives on Racial Categories in the Age of Genomics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190465285
eISBN:
9780190465315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465285.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter probes genetic ancestry tests, which are being used increasingly by individuals for a number of reasons. Many are seeking ways to fill in gaps in their family tree; some are hoping to ... More


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