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Description - Human Genetic Biobanks in Asia by Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner

This volume investigates human genetic biobanking and its regulation in various Asian countries and areas, including Japan, Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India and Indonesia. It sheds light on how cultural, socio-political and economic factors influence the set-up of bioethical regulation for human genetic biobanks and how bioethical sensitivities surrounding biobanks are handled. Apart from placing discourses of trust in an international perspective, the comparative materials presented in this volume also put into perspective the concepts of genetic theft and exploitation, and genetic wealth and trust. This collection contains case studies of biobanking practices in societies with different needs and welfare levels, and provides insights into government strategies towards genetic resources by examining bioethics as practised at home.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780710313416
ISBN-10: 0710313411
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 159mm x mm)
Pages: 214
Imprint: Kegan Paul
Publisher: Kegan Paul
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner

The Editor: Margaret Sleeboom is a Senjor Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Sussex, where she specialises in East Asia, sociogenetic marginalisation and the anthropology of science and medicine. She is the editor of Genomics in Asia, also published by Kegan Paul.

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