Private science : biotechnology and the rise of the molecular sciences / edited by Arnold Thackray.

[1998], ©1998
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Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1998], ©1998.

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xi, 268 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.


Introduction / Arnold Thackray. -- Molecular biology and the long-term history of biotechnology / Robert Bud. -- Problematizing basic research in molecular biology / Lily E. Kay. -- Biotechnology and blood: Edwin Cohn's plasma fractionation project, 1940-1953 / Angela N. H. Creager. -- Diamond v. Chakrabarty and beyond: the political economy of patenting life / Daniel J. Kevles. -- Molecular politics in a global economy / Susan Wright. -- The political economy of British biotechnology / Herbert Gottweis. -- Biotechnology and the creation of a new economic space / Martin Kenney. -- The cultural and symbolic dimensions of agricultural biotechnology / Sheldon Krimsky. -- Monoclonal antibodies: from local to extended networks / Alberto Cambrosio, Peter Keating. -- The human genome project and the acceleration of biotechnology / Michael Fortun. -- Data Access Policy in Genome Research / Stephen Hilgartner. -- Biotechnology's private parts (and some public ones) / Thomas F. Gieryn.

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Includes bibliographical references and index


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