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n.1.Disesteem; depreciation; disrepute.
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1) Genomic medicine promises relief of a number of conditions but this medicine also threatens a disvaluation if not the elimination of persons already exhibiting this or that undesirable trait.
Worse, it has also encouraged the total disvaluation, exclusion from value, and thus expendability of all lives both human and nonhuman that appear to contribute little or nothing of monetary value to the economic whole (Clark, 1993, pp.
That, however, racism and racial profiling mark the racial Other for disvaluation and stigmatization suggests the reproduction of race-based relations of ruling subjects the bodies and movements of the racial Other to the gaze of White normative surveillance.