Sociological Perspectives on the New Genetics (Sociology of Health and Illness Monographs)

  • Publish Date: 2000-01-21
  • Binding: Paperback
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With the advent of the Human Genome Project, the new genetics has moved to the cutting edge of science and medicine. The development and use of such genetics will have a profound impact on our understanding of disease and behaviour. This volume presents new sociological research which explores the structure andproduction of genetic knowledge, its social meaning, impact and implication s for society.