American Journal of Bioethics 17 (9):61-63 (2017)

Tomasz Żuradzki
Jagiellonian University
Joanna Karolina Malinowska
Adam Mickiewicz University
Perez-Rodriguez and de la Fuente (2017) assume that although human races do not exist in a biological sense (“geneticists and evolutionary biologists generally agree that the division of humans into races/subspecies has no defensible scientific basis,” they exist only as “sociocultural constructions” and because of that maintain an illusory reality, for example, through “racialized” practices in medicine. Agreeing with the main postulates formulated in the article, we believe that the authors treat this problem in a superficial manner and have failed to capture the current state of the field of knowledge in science and the humanities. In our commentary, we want to highlight two main omissions, and to notice three important implications for “a postracial medicine.”
Keywords race  research ethics
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DOI 10.1080/15265161.2017.1353181
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