Racialized Futures

@article{Skinner2006RacializedF,
  title={Racialized Futures},
  author={D. Skinner},
  journal={Social Studies of Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={36},
  pages={459 - 488}
}
  • D. Skinner
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Sociology
  • Social Studies of Science
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