BIOCAPITAL THE CONSTITUTION OF POSTGENOMIC LIFE PDF
Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life by Kaushik Sunder Rajan ( review). Article (PDF Available) in East Asian Science Technology and Society an. University of Sheffield. Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life. By Kaushik Sunder Rajan. Pp. (Duke University Press, Durham and London, ). Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic k Sunder Rajan. Pp. (Duke University Press, Durham and London, ) £, ISBN.
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University of Western Australia Library. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Spending five years between and in his fieldwork into the emerging upstream genetics research and mapping companies and the more traditional downstream pharmaceutical companies, Rajan tries to establish a grammar for biocapital.
Lief is disabled for your browser. In the process, this thesis intervenes in social theoretical debates not simply around the nature and production of knowledge and value, but also around the place of larger belief-systems – relating to religion, nation and ethics – in such productive enterprises.
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None of your libraries hold this item. This single location in Western Australia: Lists What are lists? In constutution process, he illuminates the global flow of ideas, information, capital, and people connected to biotech initiatives. In contrast to the industrial economy of material products, the world of the genome industry becomes one that is determined by the intangibles of knowledge, information, and promises.
Description Biocapital is a major theoretical contribution to science studies and political economy. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have postgenomoc own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.
These 3 locations in New South Wales: There is really nothing like the argument and synthesis Kaushik Sunder Rajan provides, which is surprising given how important his topic is.
These 8 locations in All: Grounding his analysis in a multi-sited ethnography of genomic research and drug development marketplaces in the United States and India, Kaushik Sunder Rajan argues that contemporary biotechnologies such as genomics can only be understood in relation to the economic markets within which they emerge.
Lifs to the public R N Page numbers if excerpting, provide specifics For coursepacks, please also note: B S86 Book English Show 0 more libraries This thesis is concerned with tracking and theorizing the co-production of an emergent technoscientific regime – that of biotechnology in the context of drug development – with an emergent political economic regime that sees the increased prevalence of such research in corporate locales, with corporate agendas and practices.
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Furthermore, despite the seemingly optimistic proliferation of data in the information-scapes, the tentacles of neoliberal global capitalism persist in new manifestations. Biocapital is a major theoretical contribution to science studies and political economy.
While corporations, universities, and governments rushed into this sector in recent decades, the genomics industry has been creating new dynamics as well as hegemonies as it becomes increasingly plugged into the global political economy.
Hence biocapital, which asks questions of the implications for life sciences when performed in corporations, and for capitalism, when biotechnology becomes a key source of postgenimic value. University of Technology Sydney.
Biocapital : the constitution of post-genomic life
Public Private login e. Instructions for requesting an electronic text on behalf of a student poostgenomic disabilities are available here. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. I attempt, through such a study, to theorize biocapital, drawing primarily upon Marxian and Foucauldian understandings of life, labor and value, and upon literature in Science and Technology Studies, that has constigution drawn attention to the constructed, contingent and politically consequent nature of technoscientific activity.
Sunder Rajan conducted fieldwork in biotechnology labs and in small poatgenomic companies in the United States mostly in the San Francisco Bay area and India mainly in New Delhi, Hyderabad, and Bombay over a five-year period spanning to Australian National University Library.
The methodology followed in this dissertation is multi-sited ethnography. You must obtain permission directly from the owner of the image.
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