Cracking Open the Black Box of Genetic Ancestry Testing

@inproceedings{Donovan2018CrackingOT,
  title={Cracking Open the Black Box of Genetic Ancestry Testing},
  author={Joan Donovan and Irene V. Pasquetto and Jennifer Pierre},
  booktitle={HICSS},
  year={2018}
}
Stormfront, a well-known online forum for white nationalists, is a place for discussions about race, nation, and biology. We analyzed how members shared and discussed genetic ancestry tests (GATs), which revealed a complicated network of boundary maintenance, identity formation and justification, and biosociality within this online community. Using selection of seventy Stormfront threads discussing GAT results, this study employs primarily digital ethnographic methods to investigate how white… CONTINUE READING

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