Science, sentiment, and the state: community genetics and pursuit of public health in Cuba.

@article{Gibbon2013ScienceSA,
  title={Science, sentiment, and the state: community genetics and pursuit of public health in Cuba.},
  author={Sahra Elizabeth Gibbon},
  journal={Medical anthropology quarterly},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={
          531-49
        }
}
Contributing to an emerging field of social science literature by examining the translation of genomic medicine across global and transnational fields of research and medicine, this article examines how genetics is allied to public health in Cuba. It examines the sociopolitical and cultural discourses and practices that constitute community genetics or challenge or impede the translation and expansion of genomics as public health. Focusing on the experience of health practitioners, the article… CONTINUE READING
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