Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life by Kaushik Sunder Rajan ( review). Article (PDF Available) in East Asian Science Technology and Society an. University of Sheffield. Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life. By Kaushik Sunder Rajan. Pp. (Duke University Press, Durham and London, ). Biocapital: The Constitution of Postgenomic k Sunder Rajan. Pp. (Duke University Press, Durham and London, ) £, ISBN.
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Nevertheless, his attempts to merge a multiplicity of Marxist and Foucauldian theories can be commendable. University of Queensland Library. If you are requesting permission to photocopy material for classroom use, please contact the Copyright Clearance Center at copyright.
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University of Western Australia Library. There is really nothing like the argument and synthesis Kaushik Sunder Rajan provides, which is surprising given how important his topic is. Please direct permission requests for these images to permissions dukeupress. Comments and reviews What are comments?
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While corporations, universities, and governments rushed into this sector in recent decades, the genomics industry has been creating new dynamics as well as hegemonies as it becomes increasingly plugged into the global political economy.
Subjects Genomics — Economic aspects.
Bringing Marxian theories of value into conversation with Foucaultian notions of biopolitics, he traces how the life sciences came to be significant producers of both economic and epistemic value in the late twentieth century and early twenty-first. Selected pages Title Page. Tags What are tags?
Create a reading list or add to an existing list. Bringing Marxian theories of value into conversation with Foucaultian notions of biopolitics, he traces how the life sciences came to be significant producers of both economic and epistemic value in llife late twentieth century and early twenty-first.
B S86 Book English Show 0 more libraries I attempt, through such a study, to theorize biocapital, drawing primarily upon Marxian and Foucauldian understandings of life, labor and value, and upon literature in Science and Technology Studies, that has constantly drawn attention to the constructed, contingent and politically consequent nature of technoscientific activity. These 2 locations in Victoria: Sunder Rajan, Kaushik, It would be a great book for an advanced course in medical anthropology or technology studies.
Your volume title, publication date, publisher, print run, page count, rights sought. Spending five years between and in his fieldwork into the emerging upstream genetics research and mapping companies and the more traditional downstream pharmaceutical companies, Rajan tries to establish a grammar for biocapital.
Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 2. The University of Sydney. The Constitution of Postgenomic Life Author s: Some features of this site may not work without it. Kaushik Sunder Rajan, Biocapital: Sign up for Subject Matters email updates to receive discounts, new book announcements, and more.
Check copyright status Cite this Title Biocapital: Open to the public. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 postenomic links Thus for the bioethics audience it presents an engaging study of the biosciences both in relation to the presentation and valuation of ethics and the interdependence of science and markets.
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Sunder Rajan conducted fieldwork in biotechnology labs and in small start-up companies in the United States mostly in the San Francisco Bay area and India mainly in New Delhi, Hyderabad, and Bombay over a five-year period spanning to Seeking to further Michel Foucault’s biopolitics as part of the active use of disciplinary mechanisms to regulate consfitution populace, Biocapital lays out and conceptualizes the cultural logic of the circulation of capital in the biotechnological age. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Skip to content Skip to search.
Grounding his analysis in a multi-sited ethnography of genomic research and drug development marketplaces in the United States and India, Kaushik Sunder Rajan argues that contemporary biotechnologies such as genomics can only be understood in relation to the economic markets within which they emerge.
He draws on his research with scientists, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and policymakers to compare drug development in the two countries, examining the practices and goals of research, the financing mechanisms, the relevant government regulations, and the hype and marketing surrounding promising new technologies. My library Help Advanced Book Search.