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The Resource Biology unmoored : Melanesian reflections on life and biotechnology, Sandra Bamford

Biology unmoored : Melanesian reflections on life and biotechnology, Sandra Bamford

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Biology unmoored : Melanesian reflections on life and biotechnology
Title
Biology unmoored
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Melanesian reflections on life and biotechnology
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Sandra Bamford
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Language
eng
Summary
Biology Unmoored is an engaging examination of what it means to live in a world that is not structured in terms of biological thinking. Drawing upon three years of ethnographic research in the highlands of Papua New Guinea, Sandra Bamford describes a world in which physiological reproduction is not perceived to ground human kinship or human beings' relationship to the organic world. Bamford also exposes the ways in which Western ideas about relatedness do depend on a notion of physiological reproduction. Her innovative analysis includes a discussion of the advent of assisted reproductive techn
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Literary form
non fiction
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Biology unmoored : Melanesian reflections on life and biotechnology, Sandra Bamford
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Biology unmoored : Melanesian reflections on life and biotechnology, Sandra Bamford
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pn739
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-218) and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
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Contents
Introduction: conceptual frameworks -- Cultural landscapes -- Insubstantial identities -- Embodiments of detachment -- (Im) mortal undertakings -- Conceiving global identities -- Conclusion: conceptual displacements
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1 online resource (xiv, 230 pages)
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online
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9781282358379
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illustrations, maps
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