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Description - Biotechnology and Culture by

With every new media frenzy over surrogacy, cloning, organ transplatation and genetic modification of plants, people raise such troubling questions such as, can a child have two mothers? Should we learn out genetic futures? Are organs gifts or commercial products? This book traces such questions and their political and personal stakes over the 20th century and in several contemporary locations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780253214287
ISBN-10: 0253214289
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 22-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography -

Paul Brodwin is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee and Adjunct Professor of Bioethics at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is the author of Medicine and Morality in Haiti: The Contest for Healing Power and a co-editor of Pain as Human Experience: Anthropological Perspectives.