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The biopolitics of life
Reproductive medicine and the concept of 'quality'
Selection in reproductive medicine today relies on normative assessments of what good life' consists of. This paper explores the terms under which such assessments are made by focusing on three particular concepts of ...
Race, science and a novel: an interdisciplinary dialogue.
In the novel Racists by Kunal Basu (2006), two competing scientists initiate an experiment that they believe will prove which race is superior. The research subjects, one white and one black infant, are sequestered on an ...
In the Family (2008?)
Filmmaker Joanna Rudnick tested positive for the "breast cancer gene" at the age of 27. The information she receives could save her life, but it also forces her to face an impossible decision for a single young woman: ...