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New genetics, new indentities / Paul Atkinson, Peter Glasner, and Helen Greenslade.

Author/Creator:
Atkinson, Paul, 1947-, author.
Publication:
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (209 p.)
Series:
Genetics and society (Series)
Genetics and Society
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Subjects:
Genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Medical technology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
What implications are applications of new genetic technologies in biomedicine having on social identity in today's society? New Genetics, New Identities, a wide-ranging multi-disciplinary volume in the CESAGen Genetics & Society Book series, presents not only theoretical reflection but also empirical case studies drawn from an international array of authors. Including the highly controversial areas of reproductive technologies and use of human embryos in biomedical research, other key features include:a fresh analysis of a wide-range of
Contents:
Book Cover; Half-Title; Series-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: New genetic identities?; 2. Genetic advocacy groups, science and biovalue: Creating political economies of hope; 3. Patients as public in ethics debates: Interpreting the role of patients' organisations in democracy; 4. From 'scraps and fragments' to 'whole organisms': Molecular biology, clinical research and post-genomic bodies; 5. Fashioning flesh: Inclusion, exclusivity and the potential of genomics
6. Mapping origins: Race and relatedness in population genetics and genetic genealogy7. The moral and sentimental work of the clinic: The case of genetic syndromes; 8. Medical classification and the experience of genetic haemochromatosis; 9. Towards an anatomy of public engagement with medical genetics; 10. Genetics, gender and reproductive technologies in Latin America; 11. Genomics, social formations and subjectivity; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Glasner, Peter E.
Greenslade, Helen.
ISBN:
1-134-16118-2
1-280-71049-7
9786610710492
0-203-96292-3
OCLC:
437220602
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203962923 doi