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Title:
Asian biotech ethics and communities of fate
Author:
Ong, Aihwa.
ISBN:
9780822393207
Publication Information:
Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2010.
Physical Description:
1 online resource (335 p.) : ill.
Series:
Experimental futures : technological lives, scientific Arts, anthropological voices

Experimental futures.
General Note:
Description based on print version record
Contents:
Introduction: an analytics of ethics and biotechnology in global space / Aihwa Ong -- The experimental machinery of global clinical trials : case studies from India / Kaushik Sunder Rajan -- Feeding the nation : Chinese biotechnology and genetically modified foods / Nancy N. Chen -- Asian regeneration? : nationalism and internationalism in stem cell research in South Korea and Singapore / Charis Thompson -- Medical tourism in Thailand / Ara Wilson -- Near-liberalism : global corporate citizenship and pharmaceutical marketing in India / Stefan Ecks -- Governing through blood : biology, donation, and exchange in urban China / Vincanne Adams, Kathleen Erwin, and Phouc V. Le -- Lifelines: the ethics of blood banking for family and beyond / Aihwa Ong -- Embryo controversies and governing stem cell research in Japan : how to regulate regenerative futures / Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner -- Making Taiwanese (stem cells) : identity, genetics, and hybridity / Jennifer A. Liu -- Chinese DNA : genomics and bionation / Wen-ching Sung.
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Ethnographic analyses of emerging bioscientific enterprises in Asia, including genetically modified foods in China, clinical trials in India, and stem-cell research in Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.