Alexandra Plows

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Genetic and other biotechnologies are starting to impact significantly upon society and individuals within it. Rose and Novas draw on an analysis of many patient groups to sketch out the broad notion of biocitizenship as a device for describing how the empowered and informed individual, group or network can engage with bioscience. In this paper, we examine(More)
This paper proposes that the ways in which “civil society” engages with the multiple applications of human genomics, from proteomics to PGD, can be understood as the behaviour of a “social movement society” (Meyer and Tarrow 1998). Initial findings to date indicate that to construct any actor group as simply “pro” or “anti” biotechnology fails to map the(More)
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