Conflict and Consensus in the Age of the New Genetics: Mad, Bad or Sad
- Extra Reading
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...
This lecture was a part of the series Conflict and Consensus in the Age of the New Genetics.
This event was on Mon, 04 Dec 2000
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