By Antoinette Rouvroy
Original and interdisciplinary, this can be the 1st booklet to discover the connection among a neoliberal mode of governance and the so-called genetic revolution.
Looking on the knowledge-power family within the post-genomic period and addressing the urgent problems with genetic privateness and discrimination within the context of neoliberal governance, this ebook demonstrates and explains the mechanisms of mutual construction among biotechnology and cultural, political, fiscal and criminal frameworks.
In the 1st half Antoinette Rouvroy explores the social, political and financial stipulations and effects of this new ‘perceptual regime’. within the moment she pursues her research via a attention of the effect of ‘geneticization’ on political help of the welfare country and at the operation of non-public wellbeing and fitness and existence insurances. Genetics and neoliberalism, she argues, are complicit in fostering the assumption that social and monetary styles have a hard and fast nature past the achieve of democratic deliberation, while the features of people are strangely plastic, and in the scope of person selection and responsibility.
This ebook should be of curiosity to all scholars of legislation, sociology and politics.
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