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Health, Technology and Society

The Global Politics of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Science

Regenerative Medicine in Transition

Authors: Gottweis, H., Salter, B., Waldby, C.

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Drawing on a wide range of interviews and primary and secondary sources, this book investigates the dynamic interactions between national regulatory formation and the global biopolitics of regenerative medicine and human embryonic stem cell science.

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HERBERT GOTTWEIS is Professor at the Department of Political Science and Director of the Life Science Governance Research Platform at the University of Vienna, Austria. His books include Biobanks: Governance in Comparative Perspective, (with A Petersen) and Governing Molecules: The Discursive Politics of Genetic Engineering in Europe and in the United States.

BRIAN SALTER is Professor of Politics and Director of the Global Biopolitics Research Group in the Centre for Biomedicine and Society at King's College London, UK. His books include The New Politics of Medicine and The Politics of Change in the Health Service.

A/PROFESSOR CATHERINE WALDBY is International Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia. She researches social studies of biomedicine and the life sciences. She is a foundational member of the global biopolitics research group, an international consortium of scholars who investigate the effects of cultural, political and economic globalization on the social relations of biomedicine. Her books include (wih Robert Mitchell) Tissue Economies: Blood, Organs and Cell Lines in Late Capitalism.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction: Stem Cell Research and Global Biopolitics

    Pages 1-21

    Gottweis, Herbert (et al.)

  • Globalization, Stem Cell Markets and National Interests

    Pages 22-34

    Gottweis, Herbert (et al.)

  • Embryos, Oocytes, Cell Lines: HESC Science and the Human Tissue Market

    Pages 35-55

    Gottweis, Herbert (et al.)

  • Global Regulation and Local Policy Narratives: Making Sense of Dolly

    Pages 56-85

    Gottweis, Herbert (et al.)

  • From Dolly to Therapies? Stem Cell Regulations in the Making I — The United Kingdom and the United States

    Pages 86-104

    Gottweis, Herbert (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Global Politics of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Science
Book Subtitle
Regenerative Medicine in Transition
Authors
Series Title
Health, Technology and Society
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Herbert Gottweis, Brian Salter and Catherine Waldby
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-59436-4
DOI
10.1057/9780230594364
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-00263-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 225
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