Biosocialities, genetics, and the social sciencesedited by Sahra Gibbon and Carlos Novas
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2007.
ISBN: 0415401380 ISBN13: 9780415401388 DDC: 576.5 Edition: (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: biosocialities, genetics, and the social sciences /
Sahra Gibbon and Carlos Novas -- Charity, breast cancer activism, and
the iconic figure of the BRCA carrier / Sahra Gibbon -- Brains,
pedigrees, and promises: lessons from the politics of autism genetics
/ Chloe Silverman -- Biosociality and susceptibility genes: a
cautionary tale / Margaret Lock -- Biology, sociality, and
reproductive modernity in Ecuadorian in-vitro fertilization: the
particulars of place / Elizabeth Roberts -- Biosociality &
bio-crossings: encounters with assisted conception and embryonic stem
cells in India / Aditya Bhardawaj -- Synecdochic Ricochets:
biosocialities in a Jerusalem IVF clinic / Michal Nahman -- Patients,
profits, and values: myozyme as an exemplar of biosociality / Carlos
Novas -- Biocapital as an emergent form of life: speculations on the
figure of the -- Experimental subject / Kaushik Sunder Rajan --
Afterword: concept work / Paul Rabinow.
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