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The new genetics and professional identities in international context
(Department of Sociology, University of Goteburg, Sweden, 1999)
This paper is concerned with the formation of and processes of changes in professional identities, especially those professional groups associated with the new genetics, be they learned scientific professions, clinicians ...
Genetic screening and ethnic minorities.
No theory of 'race' and ethnicity is without serious practical drawbacks for effecting selective screening for haemoglobin disorders. Universal screening raises issues about consent, resources, and eugenicist representation ...
Genetic knowledge: the contribution of sociologies
(Kluwer Academic / Plenum Press, 1999)
Different sociologies have a contribution to make in terms of identifying problems with untheorized notions of lay knowledge about genetics. This chapter reviews the insights afforded by different sociological traditions, ...