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    Castes of Genes? Representing Human Genetic Diversity in India.Yulia Egorova - 2010 - Genomics, Society and Policy 6 (3):32-49.
    This paper explores the historical and social context of population genetic research conducted in India by focusing on a study by Reich et al which aimed to reconstruct Indian population history. The paper addresses two themes. First, it considers the agendas and modes of thinking about Indian populations and the caste system on which this study appears to be based. Second, it reflects on the medical implications of this study as they were presented in Reich et al's findings. I suggest (...)
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    The Meanings of Science: Conversations with Geneticists. [REVIEW]Yulia Egorova - 2007 - Health Care Analysis 15 (1):51-58.
    It is often suggested in the mass media and popular academic literature that scientists promote a secular and reductionist understanding of the implications of the life sciences for the concept of being human. Is adhering to this view considered to be one of the components of the notion of being a good scientist? This paper explores responses of geneticists interviewed in the UK, the USA and Russia about the cultural meanings of their work. When discussing this question the interviewees distinguished (...)
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    History Within: The Science, Culture, and Politics of Bones, Organisms, and Molecules. [REVIEW]Yulia Egorova - 2019 - Annals of Science 76 (1):109-111.
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    The Meanings of Genetics: Science and the Concepts of Personhood. [REVIEW]Yulia Egorova - 2007 - Health Care Analysis 15 (1):1-3.
    It is often suggested in the mass media and popular academic literature that scientists promote a secular and reductionist understanding of the implications of the life sciences for the concept of being human. Is adhering to this view considered to be one of the components of the notion of being a good scientist? This paper explores responses of geneticists interviewed in the UK, the USA and Russia about the cultural meanings of their work. When discussing this question the interviewees distinguished (...)
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