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Title Reframing rights : bioconstitutionalism in the genetic age / edited by Sheila Jasanoff

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2011]
 Bryant Main Stacks  QH438.7 .R438 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  QH438.7 .R438 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  QH438.7 .R438 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Basic bioethics
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: rewriting life, reframing rights / Sheila Jasanoff -- States of eugenics: institutions and practices of compulsory sterilization in California / Alex Wellerstein -- Making the facts of life / Sheila Jasanoff -- More than just a nucleus: cloning and the alignment of scientific and political rationalities / Giuseppe Testa -- Between church and state: stem cells, embryos, and citizens in Italian politics / Ingrid Metzler -- Certainty vs. finality: constitutional rights to postconviction DNA testing / Jay D. Aronson -- Judicial imaginaries of technology: constitutional law and the forensic DNA databases / David E. Winickoff -- Risks and rights in xenotransplantation / Mariachiara Tallacchini -- Two tales of genomics: capital, epistemology, and global constitutions of the biomedical subject / Kaushik Sunder Rajan -- Human population genomics and the dilemma of difference / Jenny Reardon -- Despotism and democracy in the United Kingdom: experiments in reframing citizenship / Robert Doubleday and Brian Wynne -- Representing Europe with the precautionary principle / Jim Dratwa
LC subject Genetics
Human genetics -- Social aspects
Genetic engineering -- Political aspects
Add Author Jasanoff, Sheila
ISBN 9780262015950 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0262015951 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780262516273 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0262516276 (pbk. : alk. paper)