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Author Wastell, David, author
Title Blinded by science : the social implications of epigenetics and neuroscience / David Wastell and Sue White
Imprint Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL : Policy Press, 2017
book jacket
 RCHSS Library  QH438.7 W37 2017    AVAILABLE    30560400434756
 人文社會聯圖  QH438.7 .W37 2017    AVAILABLE    30610020539755
Descript xii, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-280) and index
Part I. Getting to grips with the thought styles -- Biology and the drive for human improvement -- How knowledge gets made in neuroscience and molecular biology -- Blaming the brain -- Part II. Fixing real people. The precarious infant brain -- The cat is out of the bag : from early intervention to child protection -- Perfecting people : the inexorable rise of prevention science -- Epigenetics : rat mum to my Mum? -- Human epigenetics prematurely born(e)? -- Are we broken? : fixing people (or society) in the 21st century
Subject Epigenetics -- Social aspects
Neurosciences -- Social aspects
Epigenetics -- Moral and ethical aspects
Neurosciences -- Moral and ethical aspects
Alt Author White, Susan, 1961- author
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