Transgenics and the Poor: Biotechnology in Development Studies

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Genetic engineering is changing the terrain of development studies. Technologies with unprecedented potential - the capacity to move genes across species - have created widely politicized phenomena: 'Frankenfoods', 'GMOs', and 'The Terminator'. En masse, the public has reacted with equanimity or appreciation to genetically engineered pharmaceuticals, beginning with insulin, but transgenics in food and agriculture have raised a globally contentious politics. This book begins with the needs of the poor - for income, ...

Transgenics and the Poor: Biotechnology in Development Studies 2008, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415468763

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Transgenics and the Poor: Biotechnology in Development Studies 2007, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415380102

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