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Title:
Genomics and society : legal, ethical and social dimensions / edited by George Gaskell and Martin W. Bauer.
Published:
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2006.
Description:
xvi, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Science in society series.
Contents:
The genomic society and its public : introduction -- Dilemmas of genetic information -- Spare parts for human bodies -- Moving the goalposts in bioethics -- Whom to trust with genes on the menu? -- Public mobilization and policy consequences -- The coming of age of public participation -- Issue salience and media framing over 30 years -- The politics of bioethics -- The monster in the public imagination -- Towards a global pop culture of genes? -- Competing voices, contrasting frames in North America -- Transatlantic tensions over GM crops and foods : diverging perspectives -- The Japanese experience -- Paradoxes of resistance in Brazil.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other Authors:
Gaskell, George.

Bauer, Martin W.
ISBN:
9781844071135

1844071138 (hardback)

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