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Fables and Futures Biotechnology, Disability, and the Stories We Tell Ourselves

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ISBN-10: 0262039567

ISBN-13: 9780262039567

Edition: 2019

Authors: George Estreich

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How new biomedical technologies--from prenatal testing to gene-editing techniques--require us to imagine who counts as human and what it means to belong.From next-generation prenatal tests, to virtual children, to the genome-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9, new biotechnologies grant us unprecedented power to predict and shape future people. That power implies a question about belonging: which people, which variations, will we welcome? How will we square new biotech advances with the real but fragile gains for people with disabilities--especially when their voices are all but absent from the conversation?This book explores that conversation, the troubled territory where biotechnology and disability…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 3/19/2019
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.34" wide x 9.21" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English