White Normativity and Subsequent Critical Race Deconstruction of Bioethics

  title={White Normativity and Subsequent Critical Race Deconstruction of Bioethics},
  author={Kari L. Karsjens and Joanna Johnson},
  journal={The American Journal of Bioethics},
  pages={22 - 23}
The discussion of white normativity, encompassing both white dominance and privilege in the aeld of bioethics requires a critical analysis of the inextricable relationship between the sociological construction of race, the role of cultural capital, and the development and schematization of white hegemonic structures. Thus, a corollary to recognizing the infusion of cultural capital in contemporary bioethics (Myser 2003) includes the critical deconstruction of white privilege and eurocentricity… 
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