Towards Humane Technologies: Biotechnology, New Media and Ethics

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What are the ethical and political implications when the very foundations of life -things of awe and spiritual significance - are translated into products accessible to few people? This book critically analyses this historic recontextualisation. Through mediation - when meaning moves 'from one text to another, from one discourse to another' - biotechnology is transformed into analysable data and into public discourses. The unique book links biotechnology with media and citizenship. As with any 'commodity', biological ...

Towards Humane Technologies: Biotechnology, New Media and Ethics 2008, Sense Publishers

ISBN-13: 9789087904449

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Towards Humane Technologies: Biotechnology, New Media and Ethics 2008, Sense Publishers

ISBN-13: 9789087904456

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