Questioning Racial Prescriptions: An Interview with Jonathan Xavier Inda.

Sibille Merz, Jonathan Xavier Inda

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In Racial Prescriptions, Jonathan Xavier Inda offers a critical and timely analysis of the making of BiDil, the first (and only) drug that was marketed exclusively to African Americans. Sibille Merz speaks to him about the re-articulation of racial politics under neoliberalism, the legacies of scientific racism and the molecularization of biopolitics in the genomic age.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)338-349
Number of pages12
JournalTheory, Culture & Society
Issue number7/8
StatePublished - Dec 1 2016


  • Ethnocentrism
  • Racism
  • Biopolitics (Sociobiology)
  • Human behavior
  • Xavier, Jonathan
  • BiDil
  • biomedicine
  • molecular biopolitics
  • race

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Sociology and Political Science


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