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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Biocapital : the constitution of post-genomic life

View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Check copyright status Cite this Hiocapital Biocapital: As Rajan brings readers to extravagant industry conferences and company parties in the United States as well as science and technology parks in India, one sees the evident manifestations of the structural shifts with the introduction of what the author describes as “biocapital.

View freely biocapitzl titles: Seeking to further Michel Foucault’s biopolitics as part of the active use of disciplinary mechanisms to regulate the populace, Biocapital lays out and conceptualizes the cultural logic of the circulation of capital in the biotechnological age. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password liife Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.

Page numbers contsitution excerpting, provide specifics For coursepacks, please also note: He draws on his research with scientists, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and policymakers to compare drug development in the two countries, examining the practices and goals of research, the financing mechanisms, the relevant government regulations, and the hype and marketing surrounding promising new technologies.

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Biocapital gives a passionate, thoroughly argued road map to dense and consequential worlds that I already inhabit, but have not known how to describe with the vividness and acumen required. Create a reading list or add to an existing list. In the process, he illuminates the global flow of consttution, information, capital, and people connected to biotech initiatives.

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Home All editions This editionEnglish, Book edition: The University of Queensland. Nonetheless, these articulations do have real geophysical and material implications. Open to the public R N Decoding the language of truth-claims of science, corporate jargons, and state ambitions interlayered with the messier idiosyncrasies and ambitions of entrepreneurs, CEOs, scientists, and politicians, he illuminates the epistemic and discursive undercurrent in global capital formation and circulation through the genomics industry.

He postgenoomic on his research ,ife scientists, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and policymakers to compare drug development in the two countries, examining the practices and goals of research, the financing mechanisms, the relevant government regulations, and the hype and marketing surrounding promising new technologies.

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In the process, this thesis intervenes in social theoretical debates not simply around the nature and biocappital 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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Australian National University Library. Description Biocapital is a major theoretical contribution to science studies and political economy.

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Biocapital is a major theoretical contribution to science studies and political economy. It would be a great book for an advanced course in medical anthropology or technology studies. Some features of this site may not work without it.

Sunder Rajan, Kaushik, References to this book The Logic of Care: University of Western Australia Library. The methodology followed in this dissertation is multi-sited ethnography. 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.

Duke University Press, 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.

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