Genes and the Bioimaginary: Science, Spectacle, Culture

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Genes and the Bioimaginary examines the dramatic rise and contemporary cultural apotheosis of 'the gene'. The book traces not only the genetification of modern life but is also a journey through the complex relationship between science and culture. At the heart of this book are three interlinked questions. The first concerns the paradigmatic transformations of the 'genetics revolution': how can we understand the impact of genes on social arenas as diverse as law and agriculture, politics and medicine, genealogy and ...

Genes and the Bioimaginary: Science, Spectacle, Culture 2015, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409462552

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