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Biology Unmoored: Melanesian Reflections on Life and Biotechnology


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Februar 2007

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Presents an examination of what it means to live in a world that is not structured in terms of biological thinking. This book describes a world in which physiological reproduction is not perceived to human beings' relationship to the organic world. It includes a discussion of the advent of assisted reproductive technologies and cloning.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction: Conceptual Frameworks 1. Cultural Landscapes 2. Insubstantial Identities 3. Embodiments of Detachment 4. (Im)Mortal Undertakings 5. Conceiving Global Identities Conclusion: Conceptual Displacements Notes References Index

Portrait

Sandra Bamford is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto. She is the editor of Embodying Modernity and Postmodernity: Ritual, Praxis and Social Change in Melanesia, and coeditor of Genealogy Beyond Kinship: Sequence, Transmission and Essence in Ethnography and Social Theory.
EAN: 9780520247130
ISBN: 0520247132
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2007
Seitenanzahl: 230 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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