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Genetic Testing.

Author: Michael Arribas-Ayllon; Srikant Sarangi; Angus Clarke
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & amp; Francis, 2011.
Series: Genetics and society (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Firmly grounded in empirical data, this book critically engages with the relational, moral and ethical issues surrounding genetic testing in contemporary society. Competing accounts of autonomy, responsibility and blame - by families, by professionals and in the public sphere - are analysed rigorously within a discourse-rhetorical framework, paying particular attention to the situated management of risks of knowing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Arribas-Ayllon, Michael.
Genetic Testing.
Hoboken : Taylor & amp; Francis, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Arribas-Ayllon; Srikant Sarangi; Angus Clarke
ISBN: 9780203891384 0203891384
OCLC Number: 798532826
Description: 1 online resource (219 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; Genetic Testing; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Genetic testing: technology in context; 3. Neo-liberalism and the new genetics; 4. Rhetorical discourse analysis; 5. Personal genomics and the media; 6. Family accounts of genetic responsibility; 7. Accounts of genetic testing in the clinic; 8. Professional accounts of ethical challenges in the prenatalgenetics clinic; 9. Conclusion; Appendix: transcription conventions; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Genetics and society (Series)

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Critically engages with the relational, moral and ethical issues surrounding genetic testing in contemporary society. In this book, competing accounts of autonomy, responsibility and blame - by  Read more...

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