Author Archives: Ruha Benjamin

Interrogating Equity: A Disability Justice Approach to Genetic Engineering

This article is in Summit on Human Gene Editing, Spring 2016

My approach to human genetic engineering draws on 10 years of research on the social impact and meaning of emerging biotechnologies, in particular regenerative medicine and genomics, in which I have examined the relationship between innovation and equity as it connects to socioeconomic class, gender, race and ethnicity, citizenship, and disability. In what follows, I […]