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Pluripotent circulations : putting actor-network theory to work on stem cells in the USA, prior to 2001


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Title: Pluripotent circulations : putting actor-network theory to work on stem cells in the USA, prior to 2001
Authors: Sager, Morten
Issue Date: 2006
Extent: [12] 334 s.
Publication type: book
Publisher: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis
Citation: New edition; dissertation (2005)
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg Studies in the History of Science and Ideas
19
Keywords: Stem cells
Embryo research
USA
Stamcellsforskning
Abstract: When researchers in 1998 presented stem cells produced from embryos this led to heated debates in the US. Should taxpayers’ money fund this research or should it remain within the private sector? While most studies have focused on the disputes, Morten Sager’s doctoral dissertation starts off in the usually neglected common ground between the proponents and the opponents of federally funded research on human embryonic stem cells. Inspired by actor-network theory (ANT) Sager presents an analyti... more
ISBN: 91-7346-564-X
ISSN: 0348-6788
Description: This book is based on Morten Sager’s doctoral dissertation in Theory of Science.
Related work: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/16716
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/28472
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