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Publisher: Routledge
ISBN10: 0415401372 ISBN13: 9780415401371 DDC: 576.5 Edition: (hardback)


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.


  • Dewey Decimal: 576.5

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: ix, 198 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition Info: (hardback)


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