Benjamin, R. and L. R. Hinkson. (2017) “What Do We Owe Each Other? Moral Debts and Racial Distrust in Experimental Stem Cell Science,” Ch6 in Subprime Health: Debt and Race in US Medicine, Ehlers & Hinkson, eds. University of Minnesota Press.
Toward a Justice-based Bioethics
Benjamin, R. (2016). “Informed Refusal: Toward a Justice-based Bioethics.” Science, Technology, and Human Values. (paper).
Critical Race STS and the Carceral Imagination
Benjamin, R. (2016). Catching Our Breath: Critical Race STS and the Carceral Imagination. Engaging Science, Technology, and Society Vol.2, pp.145-156 (paper).
If Race is a Technology
Benjamin, R. (2016). “Innovating Inequity: If Race is a Technology, Postracialism is the Genius Bar.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. (paper).
Designer and Discarded Genomes
Benjamin, R. (2016). “Designer and Discarded Genomes: An Experiment with Speculative Methods Over Time.” e-flux. (paper).
Molecularization of Identity
Benjamin, R. and Ian V. McGonigle (2016). “Molecularization of Identity: Science & Subjectivity in the 21st Century.” Genetics Research (summary paper).
Racial Fictions, Biological Facts
Benjamin, R. (2016). “Racial Fictions, Biological Facts: Expanding the Sociological Imagination through Speculative Methods.” Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience. (paper).
Benjamin, R. (2016). “Interrogating Equity: A Disability Justice Approach to Human Gene-Editing.” National Academies of Science. Issues in Science and Technology Vol. 32, Issue 3 (paper).
The Emperor’s New Genes
Benjamin, R. (2015) “The Emperor’s New Genes: Science, Public Policy, and the Allure of Objectivity”. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 661: 130-142. (paper)
Benjamin, R. (2015) “Racial Destiny or Dexterity? The Global Circulation of Genomics as an Empowerment Idiom”, in Reimagining (Bio)Medicalization, Pharmaceuticals and Genetics: Old Critiques and New Engagements, edited by Susan Bell and Anne Figert, Ch.10. (abstract)
Race for Cures
Benjamin, R (2014). “Race for Cures: Rethinking the Racial Logics of ‘Trust’ in Biomedicine.” Sociology Compass, Vol. 8, Issue 6, pp. 755-769. (paper)
Conjuring Difference, Concealing Inequality
Benjamin, R. (2014) “Conjuring Difference, Concealing Inequality.” Review Essay of Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in America by Karen Fields and Barbara Fields. Theory & Society Vol. 43 (6): 683-688 (paper).
Organized Ambivalence (reprinted)
Benjamin, R. (2012) “Organized Ambivalence: When Stem Cell Research and Sickle Cell Disease Converge,” Ch. 11 in Genetics and Global Public Health: Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia, Simon Dyson and Karl Atkin, eds. Routledge.
Benjamin, R. (2013) People’s Science: Bodies & Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier (Stanford University Press). (description)