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Local Cells, Global Science: The Rise of Embryonic Stem Cell Research in India / Edition 1

Local Cells, Global Science: The Rise of Embryonic Stem Cell Research in India / Edition 1

by Aditya Bharadwaj, Peter Glasner
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ISBN-13: 9780415396097
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/10/2008
Series: Genetics and Society Series
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Aditya Bharadwaj is Lecturer in the School of Social and Political Studies at the University of Edinburgh. His principal research interest is in the area of New Reproductive and Genetic Technologies and their rapid spread in diverse global locales ranging from South Asia, North Africa to United Kingdom.

Peter Glasner is Professorial Research Fellow for CESAGen at Cardiff University. His longstanding interests are in the organisation and management of the new genetics, the development of innovative health technologies, and in public participation in techno-scientific decision-making.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Local, Global and Contextual: An Introduction Part 2: Dis-locations: Local Cultures of Cells, Global Transactions in Science Part 3: Biosociality to Bio-crossings: Encounters with Embryonic Stem Cells in India Part 4: Sacrificial Gifts: Infertile Citizens and the Moral Economy of Embryos Part 5: Miraculous Stem Cells: The Liminal Third Space and Media Rhetoric Part 6: One Ethic Fits All? Complexities in Cross-Cultural Standardization, Bioethics and Regulatory Protocols Part 7: Local Cells, Global Science: Some Concluding Considerations

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