Benjamin, R. (2017). “Cultura Obscura: Race, Power, and “Culture Talk” in the Health Sciences.” American Journal of Law & Medicine Vol 43: 2-3, 225-238. (paper).
What Do We Owe Each Other?
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)