Biotechnology Unglued: Science, Society, and Social Cohesion


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Biotechnology Unglued explores this question in awell-considered investigation of the effects of technology on socialcohesion. The essays present case studies of how various applicationsin agricultural, medical, and forensic biotechnology have affected thecohesiveness of agricultural communities, citizens, consumer groups,scientific communities, and society in general. The contributors, froma range of backgrounds, demonstrate how particular kinds oftechnology-society and technology-corporate configurations affectsocial cohesion by creating cultures of surveillance, competition,social exclusion, and control.

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Editorial
University of British Columbia Press
Data de publicació
Idioma
Anglès
Tipus
Rústica
EAN/UPC
9780774811347

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