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Author van Hoyweghen, Ine
Title Risks in the Making : Travels in Life Insurance and Genetics
Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2006
©2007
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Descript 1 online resource (198 pages)
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Series Care & Welfare ; v.No. 2
Care & Welfare
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Ch.1: Risky Business: The Collision of Genetics and Life Insurance -- Ch.2: "Genetics Is Not The Issue": Insurers on Genetics and Life Insurance -- Ch.3: Risky Bodies Stage I: Constituting the Underwriting Practice -- Ch.4: Risky Bodies Stage II: Governing by Numbers -- Ch.5: Risky Bodies Stage III: The Art of Underwriting -- Ch.6: Risky Bodies Future Stage? Risk Carriers and Risk Takers -- Ch.7: Towards Experimental Learning -- Glossary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Opens up an important examination of risk selection procedures in insurance
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: van Hoyweghen, Ine Risks in the Making : Travels in Life Insurance and Genetics Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press,c2006 9789053569276
Subject Medical genetics -- Social aspects.;Medical genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects.;Discrimination in insurance
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