Conflict and Consensus in the Age of the New Genetics: Mad, Bad or Sad

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Mad, bad, sad. Categories like this are never fixed; they are subject to intense culturalnegotiation with considerable social and legal implications. Where in the past religion provided a moral framing, one continuing narrative since the 19th century has been that of a steady medicalisation of 'behaviour'. But biomedicine is not the only scientific discourse committed to re-negotiating the categories...

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Professor Steven Rose

Professor of Physic

Professor Steven Rose is a Professor of Biology and Neurobiology at the Open University and University of London. Rose read Biochemistry at King's College, Cambridge and Neurobiology at Cambridge and the Institute...

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Professor Hilary Rose

Professor of Physic

Hilary Rose has published extensively in the sociology of science from a feminist perspective and has held numerous appointments in the UK, USA, Australia, Austria, Norway, Finland and at the Swedish...

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