The Genome Incorporated: Constructing Biodigital Identity

The Genome Incorporated: Constructing Biodigital Identity

by Kate O'Riordan, Ross Abbinnett

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With rich case study material drawn from the UK, USA and Australia, The Genome Incorporated explores the new forms of technological control, new kinds of subjectivity and new sites of resistance and reconfiguration which accompany the opportunities that genomics promises for science and society. Examining the incorporation and resistances to genomics in every day life, this volume will appeal to readers across a range of social sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409492320
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Series: Theory, Technology and Society
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Kate O'Riordan is Senior Lecturer in Media and Film, University of Sussex, UK

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; The genome and me: incorporating personal publics; Reality genomics: DNA testing and reality television genres; Imaginative incorporation: art and genomics; Identities: incorporating sexuality in the genome; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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