Human genes and neoliberal governance. Foucauldian critique
Title: Human genes and neoliberal governance. Foucauldian critique
Author: ROUVROY, Antoinette
Citation: New York, Routledge-Cavendish, 2007
Abstract:Published version of EUI PhD thesis (2005)Tables of Contents: I. The Production of Genetic Knowledge and the Rise of Genetics as New Perceptual Regime. 1. The Production of Genetic Knowledge 2. Scientific and Economic Strength of Genetic Reductionism 3. Policy Implications: Discourses of Genetic Enlightenment as New Disciplinary Devices 4. Genetic Conceptualizations of ?Normality? and the Idea of Genetic Justice 5. Beyond Genetic Universality and Authenticity, the Lure of the ?Genetic Underclass? II. The Socio-Economic Life of Genes: Genetic Risks and Insurance. 6. Previews of the Future as Background 7. Economic and Actuarial Perspective on Genetics and Insurance 8. Practical and Normative Arguments Against ?Genetic Exceptionalist? Legislation 9. The Changing Social Role of Private Insurance: ?Risk? as a New Representational Regime 10. Conclusion
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