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Engineering trouble : biotechnology and its discontents / edited by Rachel A. Schurman and Dennis Doyle Takahashi Kelso.

Schurman, Rachel. (Added Author). Kelso, Dennis D. (Added Author).
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Subject: Genetic engineering > Social aspects.
Agricultural biotechnology > Social aspects.
Food > Biotechnology > Social aspects.
Génie génétique > Aspect social.
Biotechnologie agricole > Aspect social.
Aliments > Biotechnologie > Aspect social.
Agricultural biotechnology.
Agricultural biotechnology - Social aspects.
Food - Biotechnology - Social aspects.
Genetic engineering.
Genetic engineering-- Social aspects.
Biotechnology > economics.
Organisms, Genetically Modified.
Industry > economics.
Public Opinion.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780520937499
  • ISBN: 052093749X
  • ISBN: 0520237617
  • ISBN: 9780520237612
  • ISBN: 0520240073
  • ISBN: 9780520240070
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 313 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-295) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Biotechnology in the new millennium: technological change, institutional change, and political struggle / Rachel A. Schurman -- Wonderful potencies? Deep structure and the problem of monopoly in agricultural biotechnology / William Boyd -- Building a better tree: genetic engineering and fiber farming in Oregon and Washington / W. Scott Prudham -- The migration of salmon from nature to biotechnology / Dennis Doyle Takahashi Kelso -- Making biotech history: social resistance to agricultural biotechnology and the future of the biotechnology industry / Rachel A. Schurman and William A. Munro -- Eating risk: the politics of labeling genetically engineered foods / Julie Guthman -- The global politics of GEOs: the Achilles' heel of the globalization regime? / Frederick H. Buttel -- Biotech battles: plants, power, and intellectual property in the new global governance regimes / Kathleen McAfee -- From molecules to medicines: the use of genetic resources in pharmaceutical research / Astrid J. Scholz -- The brave new worlds of agricultural technoscience: changing perspectives, recurrent themes, and new research directions in agro-food studies / David Goodman -- Recreating democracy / Dennis Doyle Takahashi Kelso.
Summary, etc.: Talk of genetically engineered organisms (GEOs) has moved from the hushed corridors of life science corporations to the front pages of major newspapers. This book examines these issues from the diverse perspectives of sociology, geography, law environmental studies and political science.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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