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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Human Genome Diversity Project.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||0511080832 9780511080838 0511080077 9780511080074|
|Description:||1 online resource (x, 213 pages).|
|Contents:||Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Technologies of population: making differences and similarities between Turkish and Dutch males; 3 Ten chimpanzees in a laboratory: how a human genetic marker may become a good genetic marker for typing chimpanzees; 4 Naturalization of a reference sequence: Anderson or the mitochondrial Eve of modern genetics; 5 The traffic in males and other stories on the enactment of the sexes in studies of genetic lineage; 6 Technologies of similarities and differences, or how to do politics with DNA; Glossary; References; Index.|
|Series Title:||Cambridge studies in society and the life sciences.|
This book is based on an ethnography of laboratory practice and explores issues around standardization, naturalisation and diversity. ."..this book is STS at its best....For those skeptical of STS's