Human Genes and Neoliberal Governance: A Foucauldian Critique

Routledge-Cavendish (2008)
Abstract
The production of genetic knowledge -- Scientific and economic strength of genetic reductionism -- Policy implications : discourses of genetic enlightenment as new disciplinary devices -- Genetic conceptualizations of normality and the idea of genetic justice -- Beyond genetic universality and authenticity, the lure of the genetic underclass -- Previews of the future as background -- Economic and actuarial perspective on genetics and insurance -- Practical and normative arguments against genetic exceptionalist legislation -- The changing social role of private insurance : risk as a new representational regime.
Keywords Human genetics Law and legislation  Human genetics Philosophy
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Call number K3611.G46.R68 2008
ISBN(s) 9780415444330   0415444330
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