Book ID: CBB000080313

The practice of human genetics (1999)

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Fortun, Michael A. (Editor)
Mendelsohn, Everett I. (Editor)


Kluwer


Publication Date: 1999
Physical Details: xiv + 216 pp.; notes

Description Contents: Allen, Garland E.: Modern biological determinism: The violence initiative, the Human Genome Project, and the new eugenics. Fortun, Michael: Projecting speed geonomics. Fujimura, Joan H.: The practices of producing meaning in bioinformatics. Jean-Paul Gaudilliere: Circulating mice and viruses: The Jackson Memorial Laboratory, the National Cancer Institute, and the genetics of breast cancer, 1930-1965. Keating, Peter, Limoges, Camille, Cambrosio, Alberto: The automated laboratory: The generation and replication of work in molecular genetics. Deichmann, Ute: Hans Nachtsheim: A human geneticist under National Socialism and the question of freedom of science. Nelkin, Dorothy, Lindee, M. Susan: Good genes and bad genes: DNA in popular culture. Novaes, Simone Bateman: Making decisions about someone else's offspring: Geneticists and reproductive technology. Paul, Diane B.: PKU screening: Competing agendas, converging stories. Zallen, Doris T.: From butterflies to blood: Human genetics in the United Kingdom.


Includes Chapters

Chapter Deichmann, Ute (1999) Hans Nachtsheim: A human geneticist under National Socialism and the question of freedom of science. In: The practice of human genetics (p. 143). unapi

Chapter Gaudillière, Jean-Paul (1999) Circulating mice and viruses: The Jackson Memorial Laboratory, the National Cancer Institute, and the genetics of breast cancer, 1930-1965. In: The practice of human genetics (p. 89). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Koch, Gerhard
Yesley, Michael S.
Cook-Deegan, Robert
Deichmann, Ute
Choudhuri, Supratim
Koch, Lene
Journals
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
História, Ciências, Saúde---Manguinhos
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
Social Studies of Science
Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology
Publishers
Palm & Enke
U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Research
Norton
Harvard University Press
Purdue University (Lafayette, Indiana)
Troubador Publishing
Concepts
Human genetics
DNA; RNA
Medical genetics
Genetics
Research institutes; research stations
Science and race
People
Neckam, Alexander
Nachtsheim, Hans
Lysenko, Trofim Denisovich
Stepan, Nancy Leys
Struck, Bernhard
Günther, Hans F. K.
Places
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Copenhagen (Denmark)
Soviet Union
United States
Germany
Edinburgh
Times
20th century, late
20th century
21st century
20th century, early
19th century
Institutions
Human Genome Project
Gesellschaft für Konstitutionsforschung
National Institute of Health (U.S.)
International Biological Program
Bancroft Library
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