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Race as a Social Construct: The Genetic Fallacy

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Mendez, Dara D. & Spriggs, Aubrey L. (2008). Race as a Social Construct: The Genetic Fallacy. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 198(4), 484.

Abstract

TO THE EDITORS: Palomar et al inappropriately apply the construct of race to conclude that “paternal race is associated with an increased risk of preterm birth in white mothers,” suggesting that black fathers’ genetic contribution is the primary reason for this increase in risk.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2007.11.040

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Journal Article

Year Published

2008

Journal Title

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Author(s)

Mendez, Dara D.
Spriggs, Aubrey L.

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