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  1. Biometrics

    Bodies, Technologies, Biopolitics

    By Joseph Pugliese

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    Biometric technologies, such as finger- or facial-scan, are being deployed across a variety of social contexts in order to facilitate and guarantee identity verification and authentication. In the post-9/11 world, biometric technologies have experienced an extraordinary period of growth as concerns...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Handbook of Genetics & Society

    Mapping the New Genomic Era

    Edited by Paul Atkinson, Peter Glasner, Margaret Lock

    Series: Genetics and Society

    An authoritative Handbook which offers a discussion of the social, political, ethical and economic consequences and implications of the new bio-sciences. The Handbook takes an interdisciplinary approach providing a synoptic overview of contemporary international social science research on genetics,...

    Published July 8th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The International Legal Governance of the Human Genome

    By Chamundeeswari Kuppuswamy

    Series: Genetics and Society

    The human genome is a well known symbol of scientific and technological progress in the 21st century. However, concerns about the exacerbation of inequalities between the rich and the poor, the developing and the developed states, the healthy and the unhealthy are causing problems for the progress...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Local Cells, Global Science

    The Rise of Embryonic Stem Cell Research in India

    By Aditya Bharadwaj, Peter Glasner

    Series: Genetics and Society

    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. Documenting the impact of local and global governance...

    Published May 6th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Community Genetics and Genetic Alliances

    Eugenics, Carrier Testing, and Networks of Risk

    By Aviad E. Raz

    Series: Genetics and Society

    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 suffering and open up new reproductive options....

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Value of Transnational Medical Research

    Labour, Participation and Care

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, P. Wenzel Geissler

    What is the value of medical research? With contributions from anthropologists, sociologists and activists, this approach brings into focus the forms of value – social, epistemic, and economic – that are involved in medical research practices and how these values intersect with everyday living....

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Legal Perspectives in Bioethics

    Edited by Ana S. Iltis, Sandra H. Johnson, Barbara A. Hinze

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Issues in bioethics often turn, at least in part, on the law and regulatory requirements. Consisting of chapters that address particular bioethics topics from the law’s perspective, this fascinating book includes: an introduction to the American legal system papers identifying the principal ways...

    Published October 14th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Debating Human Genetics

    Contemporary Issues in Public Policy and Ethics

    By Alexandra Plows

    Series: Genetics and Society

    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 public settings, it provides a unique overview of...

    Published July 8th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Biomedicine as Culture

    Instrumental Practices, Technoscientific Knowledge, and New Modes of Life

    Edited by Regula Valérie Burri, Joseph Dumit

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    This volume offers interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary biomedicine as a cultural practice. It brings together leading scholars from cultural anthropology, sociology, history, and science studies to conduct a critical dialogue on the culture(s) of biomedical practice, discussing its...

    Published June 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Research Ethics

    Edited by Ana Smith Iltis

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Medicine in the twenty-first century is increasingly reliant on research to guarantee the safety and efficacy of medical interventions. As a result, the need to understand the ethical issues that research generates is becoming essential. This volume introduces the principal areas of concern in...

    Published April 14th 2008 by Routledge