Politics In The Laboratory: The Constitution of Human Genomics

Hardcover | January 3, 2005

byIra H. Carmen

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Ira Carmen seeks a fusion of experimental biological research and political science research as he explores the important and controversial realm of human genomics.
    Politics in the Laboratory takes a close look at the ethical, legal, social, constitutional, and political implications of modern biological research. It addresses both biopolicy issues and basic science—including cloning, embryonic stem cell investigations, and experimentation involving the human germline—from the perspective of a political scientist.

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    Ira Carmen seeks a fusion of experimental biological research and political science research as he explores the important and controversial realm of human genomics.    Politics in the Laboratory takes a close look at the ethical, legal, social, constitutional, and political implications of modern biological research. It addresses b...

Ira H. Carmen is professor of political science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From 1990 to 1994 he served as a member of the Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, the federal governmental agency that regulates genetic engineering experiments in the United States. He is the author of Cloning and the Constitution, also...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:360 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.1 inPublished:January 3, 2005Publisher:University Of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0299202100

ISBN - 13:9780299202101

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"Carmen’s Politics in the Laboratory is a thoughtful, intriguing, and provocative analysis that should be widely read by decision-makers, biopolicy analysts, biologists, and social scientists—especially political scientists."—Gary R. Johnson, Lake Superior State University and former editor of Politics and the Life Sciences