Engineering Trouble: Biotechnology and Its Discontents


"This collection is a comprehensive approach in two senses: in capturing the institutional, social, and cultural dimensions of biotechnology, and in emphasizing the contingencies of biotechnology stemming from power relations within the industry and within society at large."--Philip McMichael, author of "Development and Social Change: A Global Perspective

""Engineering Trouble addresses an important and timely issue of significant interest to social scientists and policy makers. The authors cover the range of political, economic, social, and moral forces which are both shaping and being shaped by this new technology."--William Lacy, coauthor of "Plants, Power, and Profit: Social, Economic, and Ethical Consequences of the New Biotechnologies

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Rachel A. Schurman
  • William Boyd
  • W. Scott Prudham
  • Dennis Doyle Takahashi Kelso
  • William A. Munro
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Berkeley, CA
Publication year:
  • 2003


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