Cloth $28.00 ISBN: 9780226701509 Published October 1999
Paper $29.00 ISBN: 9780226701516 Published November 2002
An e-book edition will be published.

French DNA

Trouble in Purgatory

Paul Rabinow

French DNA
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Paul Rabinow

208 pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 | © 1999
Cloth $28.00 ISBN: 9780226701509 Published October 1999
Paper $29.00 ISBN: 9780226701516 Published November 2002
E-book $29.00 ISBN: 9780226221922 Will Publish October 2002
In 1993, an American biotechnology company and a French genetics lab developed a collaborative research plan to search for diabetes genes. But just as the project was to begin, the French government called it to a halt, barring the laboratory from sharing something never previously thought of as a commodity unto itself: French DNA.
Contents
Introduction
1. Life as We Know It
2. Genomic Assemblages
3. Field Notes: The CEPH after Its Victory
4. Life: Dignity and Value
5. Millennium Comes to Paris
6. Normalization
EPILOGUE - The Anthropological Contemporary
Notes
Bibligraphy
Acknowledgments
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