New Genetics, New Identities
Paul Atkinson, Peter Glasner, Helen Greenslade
Taylor & Francis, Dec 15, 2006 - Medical - 196 pages
What implications are applications of new genetic technologies in biomedicine having on social identity in today’s society?
New Genetics, New Identities, a wide-ranging multi-disciplinary volume in the CESAGen Genetics & Society Book series, presents not only theoretical reflection but also empirical case studies drawn from an international array of authors. Including the highly controversial areas of reproductive technologies and use of human embryos in biomedical research, other key features include:
This superb collection is an essential informative read for postgraduates and academics in the fields of sociology, anthropology and scientific technologies giving a comparative approach to complex issues surrounding the social implications of these advances in a period of rapid social change.