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Biotechnology and Culture Bodies, Anxieties, Ethics Edited by Paul Brodwin Untangles the broad cultural effects of biotechnologies "A timely and perceptive look from many acute angles, at some of the most anxiety producing issues of the day." --Paul Rabinow, University of California, Berkeley "This impressive collection offers a number of rich examples of why the development of anthropological studies of science, technology, and their disruptive social effects is a leading edge of critical enquiry." --Arthur Kleinman, Harvard University As birth, illness, and death increasingly come under technological control, struggles arise over who should control the body and define its limits and capacities. Biotechnologies turn the traditional "facts of life" into matters of expert judgment and partisan debate. They blur the boundary separating people from machines, male from female, and nature from culture. In these diverse ways, they destroy the "gold standard" of the body, formerly taken for granted. Biotechnologies become a convenient, tangible focus for political contests over the nuclear family, legal and professional authority, and relations between the sexes. Medical interventions also transform intimate personal experience: giving birth, building new families, and surviving serious illness now immerse us in a web of machines, expert authority, and electronic images. We use and imagine the body in radically different ways, and from these emerge new collective discourses of morality and personal identity. Biotechnology and Culture: Bodies, Anxieties, Ethics brings together historians, anthropologists, cultural critics, and feminists to examine the broad cultural effects of technologies such as surrogacy, tissue-culture research, and medical imaging. The moral anxieties raised by biotechnologies and their circulation across class and national boundaries provide other interdisciplinary themes for discourse in these essays. The authors favor complex social dramas of the refusal, celebration, or ambivalent acceptance of new medical procedures. Eschewing polemics or pure theory, contributors show how biotechnology collides with everyday life and reshapes the political and personal meanings of the body. Contributors include Paul Brodwin, Lisa Cartwright, Thomas Csordas, Gillian Goslinga-Roy, Deborah Grayson, Donald Joralemon, Hannah Landecker, Thomas Laqueur, Robert Nelson, Susan Squier, Janelle Taylor, and Alice Wexler. Paul Brodwin, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Adjunct Professor of Bioethics at the Medical College of Wisconsin, is the author of Medicine and Morality in Haiti: The Contest for Healing Power and a coeditor of Pain as Human Experience: Anthropological Perspectives. Theories of Contemporary Culture--Kathleen Woodward, general editor


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  • Author : Paul Brodwin
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Total Pages : 318 pages
  • ISBN : 9780253338310
  • PDF File Size : 9,9 Mb
  • Language : English
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews

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Biotechnology and Culture

Biotechnology and Culture
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
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  • Release Date : 26 February 2024
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Biotechnology and Culture Bodies, Anxieties, Ethics Edited by Paul Brodwin Untangles the broad cultural effects of biotechnologies "A timely and perceptive look from many acute angles, at some of the

Biotechnology and Culture

Biotechnology and Culture
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • File Size : 26,5 Mb
  • Release Date : 22 January 2001
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Essays on technology’s effect on our relationship with our bodies: “A timely and perceptive look . . . at some of the most anxiety producing issues of the day.” —Paul Rabinow, University

Maintaining Cultures for Biotechnology and Industry

Maintaining Cultures for Biotechnology and Industry
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • File Size : 45,5 Mb
  • Release Date : 21 February 1996
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To retain their usefulness, cultures that manufacture economically valuable products must be uncontaminated, viable, and genetically stable. Maintaining Cultures for Biotechnology and Industry gives practical advice necessary to preserve and

Plant Cell and Tissue Culture - A Tool in Biotechnology

Plant Cell and Tissue Culture - A Tool in Biotechnology
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • File Size : 29,6 Mb
  • Release Date : 28 April 2009
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This book provides a general introduction as well as a selected survey of key advances in the fascinating field of plant cell and tissue culture as a tool in biotechnology.

Plant Tissue Culture, Development, and Biotechnology

Plant Tissue Culture, Development, and Biotechnology
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • File Size : 43,5 Mb
  • Release Date : 30 March 2016
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Under the vast umbrella of Plant Sciences resides a plethora of highly specialized fields. Botanists, agronomists, horticulturists, geneticists, and physiologists each employ a different approach to the study of plants

Plant Cell and Tissue Culture – A Tool in Biotechnology

Plant Cell and Tissue Culture – A Tool in Biotechnology
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • File Size : 53,6 Mb
  • Release Date : 01 October 2020
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This textbook is clearly structured with fourteen richly illustrated chapters and practical examples for easy understanding and direct implementation. The methods and findings developed in the authors’ group are presented

Cell and Tissue Culture

Cell and Tissue Culture
  • Publisher : Wiley
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  • Release Date : 18 November 1998
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Cell and Tissue Culture: Laboratory Procedures in BiotechnologyEdited by Alan Doyle Centre for Applied Microbiology &Research, Porton Down, Salisbury, UK. and J. Bryan GriffithsScientific Consultancy & Publishing, Porton, Salisbury, UK.Cell

Biotechnology and Conservation of Cultural Heritage

Biotechnology and Conservation of Cultural Heritage
  • Publisher : Springer
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  • Release Date : 16 February 2017
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This book provides detailed insights into the role of microorganisms and microbial products in biodeterioration, conservation and restoration of cultural heritage. Topics to be discussed are microbial colonization and their

Practical Book of Biotechnology & Plant Tissue Culture

Practical Book of Biotechnology & Plant Tissue Culture
  • Publisher : S. Chand Publishing
  • File Size : 52,9 Mb
  • Release Date : 01 July 2009
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The book starts with an introduction to basic knowledge of instruments which deals with principle, working, uses, limitations and precautions of about ten instruments.Basic Knowledge of precaution of;Culture