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  • Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks
    av John Abraham

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415622479

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs…

  • Genetic Testing

    Genetic Testing
    av Michael Arribas-Ayllon

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138019966

    Advances in molecular genetics have led to the increasing availability of genetic testing for a variety of inherited disorders. While this new knowledge presents many obvious health benefits to prospective individuals and their families it also rais…

  • Genetic Testing

    Genetic Testing
    av Michael Arribas-Ayllon

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415474436

    Advances in molecular genetics have led to the increasing availability of genetic testing for a variety of inherited disorders. While this new knowledge presents many obvious health benefits to prospective individuals and their families it also rais…

  • Psychiatric Genetics

    Psychiatric Genetics
    av Michael Arribas-Ayllon

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138999985

    Psychiatric genetics has become 'Big Biology'. This may come as a surprising development to those familiar with its controversial history. From eugenic origins and contentious twin studies to a global network of laboratories employing high-throughpu…

  • Breast Cancer Gene Research and Medical Practices

    Breast Cancer Gene Research and Medical Practices

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415824064

    The discovery of the two inherited susceptibility genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 in the mid-1990s created the possibility of predictive genetic testing and led to the establishment of specific medical programmes for those at high risk of developing breast ca…

  • The Gene, the Clinic, and the Family

    The Gene, the Clinic, and the Family
    av Joanna Latimer

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138858817

    While some theorists argue that medicine is caught in a relentless process of 'geneticization' and others offer a thesis of biomedicalization, there is still little research that explores how these effects are accomplished in practice. Joanna Latime…

  • The Gene, the Clinic, and the Family

    The Gene, the Clinic, and the Family
    av Joanna Latimer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415699280

    While some theorists argue that medicine is caught in a relentless process of 'geneticization' and others offer a thesis of biomedicalization, there is still little research that explores how these effects are accomplished in practice. Joanna Latime…

  • Regulating Next Generation Agri-Food Biotechnologies

    Regulating Next Generation Agri-Food Biotechnologies

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138020092

    Agri-food bio-technology policy and regulation is transitioning from an early period focused on genetic engineering technologies to 'next-generation' rules and regulatory processes linked to challenges originating in a wide variety of new technologi…

  • Regulating Next Generation Agri-Food Biotechnologies

    Regulating Next Generation Agri-Food Biotechnologies

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415693615

    Agri-food bio-technology policy and regulation is transitioning from an early period focused on genetic engineering technologies to `next-generation' rules and regulatory processes linked to challenges originating in a wide variety of new technologi…

  • Regenerating Bodies

    Regenerating Bodies
    av Julie Kent

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138020115

    This exciting book examines how human tissues and cells are being exchanged, commodified and commercialized by new health technologies. Through a discussion of emergent global 'tissue economies' the author explores the social dynamics of innovation…

  • Barcoding Nature

    Barcoding Nature
    av Claire Waterton

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138807853

    DNA Barcoding has been promoted since 2003 as a new, fast, digital genomics-based means of identifying natural species based on the idea that a small standard fragment of any organism's genome (a so-called 'micro-genome') can faithfully identify and…

  • Barcoding Nature

    Barcoding Nature
    av Claire Waterton

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415554794

    DNA Barcoding has been promoted since 2003 as a new, fast, digital genomics-based means of identifying natural species based on the idea that a small standard fragment of any organism's genome (a so-called 'micro-genome') can faithfully identify and…

  • Gender and Genetics

    Gender and Genetics
    av Kate Reed

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415554961

    Prenatal screening for genetic disorders is becoming an increasingly widespread phenomenon across the globe. While studies have highlighted the importance of women's experiences of such screening, little is known about men's roles and direct involve…

  • New Genetics, New Identities

    New Genetics, New Identities

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138010468

    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, present…

  • New Genetics, New Identities

    New Genetics, New Identities

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415394079

    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, present…

  • Creating Conditions

    Creating Conditions
    av Katie Featherstone

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138019928

    Based on original ethnographic research with scientists, clinicians and families, this book examines Rett syndrome to illuminate more general issues concerning the construction and interpretation of diseases and syndromes. It derives from research w…

  • Creating Conditions

    Creating Conditions
    av Katie Featherstone

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415496650

    Based on original ethnographic research with scientists, clinicians and families, this book examines Rett syndrome to illuminate more general issues concerning the construction and interpretation of diseases and syndromes. It derives from research w…

  • GM Food on Trial

    GM Food on Trial
    av Les Levidow

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415655019

    Europe was told that it had no choice but to accept agbiotech, yet this imperative was turned into a test of democratic accountability for societal choices. Since the late 1990s, European public controversy has kept the agri-biotech industry and its…

  • GM Food on Trial

    GM Food on Trial
    av Les Levidow

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415955416

    Europe was told that it had no choice but to accept agbiotech, yet this imperative was turned into a test of democratic accountability for societal choices. Since the late 1990s, European public controversy has kept the agri-biotech industry and its…

  • Governing the Transatlantic Conflict over Agricultural Biotechnology

    Governing the Transatlantic Conflict over Agricultural Biotechnology
    av Joseph Murphy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138991972

    Delays in approving genetically modified crops and foods in the European Union have led to a high profile trade conflict with the United States. This book analyses the EU-US conflict and uses it as a case study to explore the governance of new techn…

  • Governing the Transatlantic Conflict over Agricultural Biotechnology

    Governing the Transatlantic Conflict over Agricultural Biotechnology
    av Joseph Murphy

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415373289

    Delays in approving genetically modified crops and foods in the European Union have led to a high profile trade conflict with the United States. This book analyses the EU-US conflict and uses it as a case study to explore the governance of new techn…

  • Human Cloning in the Media

    Human Cloning in the Media
    av Joan Haran

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415759663

    This book examines the making of human cloning as an imaginary practice and scientific fact. It explores the controversies surrounding both 'therapeutic cloning' for stem cell research and 'reproductive' cloning. The authors analyse the cultural pro…

  • The Matrix of Stem Cell Research

    The Matrix of Stem Cell Research

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138098527

    Stem cell research has been a problematic endeavour. For the past twenty years it has attracted moral controversies in both the public and the professional sphere. The research involves not only laboratories, clinics and people, but ethics, industri…

  • Debating Human Genetics

    Debating Human Genetics
    av Alexandra Plows

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415451093

    Debating Human Genetics is based on ethnographic research focusing primarily on the UK publics who are debating and engaging with human genetics, and related bio and techno-science. Drawing on recent interviews and data, collated in a range of publi…

  • Debating Human Genetics

    Debating Human Genetics
    av Alexandra Plows

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415451109

    Debating Human Genetics is based on ethnographic research focusing primarily on the UK publics who are debating and engaging with human genetics, and related bio and techno-science. Drawing on recent interviews and data, collated in a range of publi…

  • New Genetics, New Social Formations

    New Genetics, New Social Formations

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415759434

    New genetic technologies cut across a range of public regulatory domains and private lifeworlds, often appearing to generate an institutional void in response to the complex challenges they pose. As a result, a number of new social formations are be…

  • New Genetics, New Social Formations

    New Genetics, New Social Formations

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415393232

    New genetic technologies cut across a range of public regulatory domains and private lifeworlds, often appearing to generate an institutional void in response to the complex challenges they pose. As a result, a number of new social formations are be…

  • The GM Debate

    The GM Debate
    av Tom Horlick-Jones

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415545976

    This book tells the story of an unprecedented experiment in public participation: the government-sponsored debate on the possible commercialization of 'GM' crops in the UK. Giving a unique and systematic account of the debate process, this revealing…

  • The GM Debate

    The GM Debate
    av Tom Horlick-Jones

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415393225

    This book tells the story of an unprecedented experiment in public participation: the government-sponsored debate on the possible commercialization of 'GM' crops in the UK. Giving a unique and systematic account of the debate process, this revealing…

  • Community Genetics and Genetic Alliances

    Community Genetics and Genetic Alliances
    av Aviad E. Raz

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415534123

    Carrier testing of adults provides information about the risk of passing a genetic mutation to your children, leading to reproductive (and some say, eugenic) decisions. Excessive carrier screening may have adverse effects, but it can also prevent su…

  • Local Cells, Global Science

    Local Cells, Global Science
    av Aditya Bharadwaj

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415534208

    One of the first studies of an exciting new development in global biotechnology, this cutting edge text examines the extent of the transnational movements of tissues, stem cells, and expertise, in the developing governance framework of India. Docume…

  • Knowing New Biotechnologies

    Knowing New Biotechnologies

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138022935

    The areas of personal genomics and citizen science draw on - and bring together - different cultures of producing and managing knowledge and meaning. They also cross local and global boundaries, are subjects and objects of transformation and mobilit…

  • CyberGenetics

    CyberGenetics
    av Anna Harris

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138351936

    Online genetic testing services are increasingly being offered to consumers who are becoming exposed to, and knowledgeable about, new kinds of genetic technologies, as the launch of a 23andme genetic testing product in the UK testifies. Genetic rese…

  • CyberGenetics

    CyberGenetics
    av Anna Harris

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138946514

    Online genetic testing services are increasingly being offered to consumers who are becoming exposed to, and knowledgeable about, new kinds of genetic technologies, as the launch of a 23andme genetic testing product in the UK testifies. Genetic rese…

  • Growth Cultures

    Growth Cultures
    av Philip Cooke

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415392235

    This groundbreaking book is the first comparative analysis of the relative strengths of global bioregions. Growth Cultures investigates the rapidly growing phenomena of biotechnology and sets this study within a knowledge economy context. Philip Coo…

  • Growth Cultures

    Growth Cultures
    av Philip Cooke

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415860192

    This groundbreaking book is the first comparative analysis of the relative strengths of global bioregions. Growth Cultures investigates the rapidly growing phenomena of biotechnology and sets this study within a knowledge economy context. Philip Coo…

  • Risky Genes

    Risky Genes
    av Jessica Mozersky

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415502283

    Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations in the high-risk breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. So what does it mean to be told you have an increased risk of genetic breast cancer because you are of Ashken…

  • The International Legal Governance of the Human Genome

    The International Legal Governance of the Human Genome
    av Chamundeeswari Kuppuswamy

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415458573

    The human genome is a well known symbol of scientific and technological progress in the twenty-first century. However, concerns about the exacerbation of inequalities between the rich and the poor, the developing and the developed states, the health…

  • Neurogenetic Diagnoses

    Neurogenetic Diagnoses
    av Carole H. Browner

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415592567

    As world populations continue to age, the incidence of very common, ultimately fatal neurodegenerative diseases (some of medicine's most puzzling illnesses) will increase exponentially. Neurogenetic Diagnoses, the Power of Hope, and the Limits of To…

  • Science and Democracy

    Science and Democracy

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415821346

    In the life sciences and beyond, new developments in science and technology and the creation of new social orders go hand in hand. In short, science and society are simultaneously and reciprocally coproduced and changed. Scientific research not only…