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Remaking Life and Death: Toward an Anthropology of the Biosciences
     

Remaking Life and Death: Toward an Anthropology of the Biosciences

by Sarah Franklin (Editor)
 

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Ten contributions from biological and medical anthropologists consider the social implications of recent advances in biotechnology. A sampling of topics includes the commodification of the organs of brain dead patients; the reactions of various governments to cloning technologies; and the medical experiences of persons with genetic illnesses. The papers were

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Ten contributions from biological and medical anthropologists consider the social implications of recent advances in biotechnology. A sampling of topics includes the commodification of the organs of brain dead patients; the reactions of various governments to cloning technologies; and the medical experiences of persons with genetic illnesses. The papers were originally presented at a seminar held at the School of American Research in Santa Fe in May 2000. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781930618206
Publisher:
School for Advanced Research Press
Publication date:
04/15/2003
Series:
School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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