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Parry, Bronwyn

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Works: 6 works in 36 publications in 1 language and 1,976 library holdings
Roles: Author, Editor
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Publications by Bronwyn Parry
Most widely held works by Bronwyn Parry
Trading the genome : investigating the commodification of bio-information by Bronwyn Parry( Book )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
"Major changes in scientific, technological, and regulatory domains have fundamentally altered the way collected biological materials are used industrially. New technological artifacts are being created - cell lines, cryogenically stored tissue samples, biochemical extracts, and even sequenced DNA stored on databases - each of which contains highly sought after genetic and biochemical information. Able to be cloned, copied, synthesized and engineered, rented, downloaded, viewed, and exchanged, these bio-informational "proxies" may be transacted thousands of times in any given month or year. The result is an extremely lucrative, albeit largely invisible, resource economy in bio-information."
Bodies across borders : the global circulation of body parts, medical tourists and professionals by Bronwyn Parry( Book )
7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Bioinformation by Bronwyn Parry( Book )
9 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
"From DNA sequences stored on computer databases to archived forensic samples and biomedical records, bioinformation comes in many forms. Its unique provenance ? the fact that it is "mined" from the very fabric of the human body? makes it a mercurial resource; one that no one seemingly owns, but in which many have deeply vested interests. Who has the right to exploit and benefit from bioinformation? The individual or community from whom it was derived? The scientists and technicians who make its extraction both possible and meaningful or the commercial and political interests which fund this work? Who is excluded or even at risk from its commercialisation? And what threats and opportunities might the generation of ? Big Bioinformational Data? raise? In this groundbreaking book, authors Bronwyn Parry and Beth Greenhough explore the complex economic, social and political questions arising from the creation and use of bioinformation. Drawing on a range of highly topical cases, including the commercialization of human sequence data; the forensic use of retained bioinformation; biobanking and genealogical research, they show how demand for this resource has grown significantly driving a burgeoning but often highly controversial global economy in bioinformation. But, they argue, change is afoot as new models emerge that challenge the ethos of privatisation by creating instead a dynamic open source "bioinformational commons" available for all future generations"
Taxonomy, Type Specimens, and the Making of Biological Property in Intellectual Property Rights Law by Bronwyn Parry( Article )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mind over matter : memory, forgetting, brain donation and the search for cures for dementia by Bronwyn Parry( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
Alternative Names
Parry, B
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English (35)
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