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Engineering trouble biotechnology and its discontents

Author: Rachel Schurman; Dennis D Kelso; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Berkeley University of California Press 2003.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-Ausg.View all editions and formats

Talk of genetically engineered organisms (GEOs) has moved from the hushed corridors of life science corporations to the front pages of major newspapers. This book examines these issues from the  Read more...


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Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Schurman; Dennis D Kelso; ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 0520240073 9780520240070 0520237617 9780520237612
OCLC Number: 704506242
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg.: Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary 2009 Online-Ressource.
Description: xii, 313 p. Ill. 24 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction. Biotechnology in the New Millennium: Technological Change, Institutional Change, and Political Struggle Rachel A. Schurman 1. Wonderful Potencies? Deep Structure and the Problem of Monopoly in Agricultural Biotechnology William Boyd 2. Building a Better Tree: Genetic Engineering and Fiber Farming in Oregon and Washington W. Scott Prudham 3. The Migration of Salmon from Nature to Biotechnology Dennis Doyle Takahashi Kelso 4. Making Biotech History: Social Resistance to Agricultural Biotechnology and the Future of the Biotechnology Industry Rachel A. Schurman and William A. Munro 5. Eating Risk: The Politics of Labeling Genetically Engineered Foods Julie Guthman 6. The Global Politics of GEOs: The Achilles' Heel of the Globalization Regime? Frederick H. Buttel 7. Biotech Battles: Plants, Power, and Intellectual Property in the New Global Governance Regimes Kathleen McAfee 8. From Molecules to Medicines: The Use of Genetic Resources in Pharmaceutical Research Astrid J. Scholz 9. The Brave New Worlds of Agricultural Technoscience: Changing Perspectives, Recurrent Themes, and New Research Directions in Agro-Food Studies David Goodman Conclusion. Recreating Democracy Dennis Doyle Takahashi Kelso Glossary Contributors Bibliography Index
Responsibility: edited by Rachel A. Schurman and Dennis Doyle Takahashi Kelso.


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