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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies

    By Gail Landsman

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives...

    Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Genetics

    Critical Concepts in Social and Cultural Theory

    Edited by Nanneke Redclift

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 30th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Genetics

    Critical Concepts in Social and Cultural Theory

    Edited by Nanneke Redclift

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 30th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Genetics

    Critical Concepts in Social and Cultural Theory

    Edited by Nanneke Redclift

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 30th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Genetics

    Critical Concepts in Social and Cultural Theory

    Edited by Nanneke Redclift, Sahra Gibbon

    Scientific developments have always been central to conceptions of society at particular historical moments. However, the rise of molecular biology and the new genetic knowledge in the twentieth century pose particular challenges to our notions of the individual, our sense of past and future, and...

    Published July 30th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The New Genetics and The Public's Health

    By Robin Bunton, Alan Petersen

    The rapid advancement of genetic science, fuelled by the Human Genome Project and other related initiatives, promises a new kind of public health practice based on the pre-detection of disease according to calculations of genetic risk. This book by two well-known sociologists: * explores the...

    Published December 12th 2001 by Routledge

  9. In Work, At Home

    Towards an Understanding of Homeworking

    By Alan Felstead, Nick Jewson

    More and more people are choosing to earn a living at home. In Work, At Home explores the meaning and experience of this type of employment by covering a wide range of issues including:* social relationships* current research methodologies* statistical analyses of global labour markets* the...

    Published October 13th 1999 by Routledge