Rothenberg and Wang discuss the broader social implications of researching traits of interest to the criminal law. They consider the social impact for those who participate in behavioral genetics studies, particularly when such research focuses on behaviors related to conduct such as addiction.
Karen Rothenberg & Alice Wang,
The Scarlet Gene: Behavioral Genetics, Criminal Law, and Racial and Ethnic Stigma,
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