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Professional Power and the Cultural Meanings of Biotechnology

  1. Robert M. Nelson1,
  2. Paul Brodwin2

Published Online: 15 OCT 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0471250597.mur065

Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology

Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology

How to Cite

Nelson, R. M. and Brodwin, P. 2002. Professional Power and the Cultural Meanings of Biotechnology. Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  2. 2

    University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2002

Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Prolonged Ventilation for Children with Neuromuscular Disease

  • Meaning of Tears

  • Knowledge and Communication

  • Knowledge and Power

  • Difference Between Starting and Stopping

  • Is Technology Value-Neutral?

  • Contesting Power Over Technology

  • Boundary of Body

  • Concluding Remarks

Keywords:

  • cultural meanings biotechnology