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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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University of Queensland Library. Biocapital is a major theoretical contribution to science studies and political economy.

In the process, he illuminates the global flow of ideas, information, capital, and people connected to biotech initiatives. Contents Capitalisms and Biotechnologies.

Perhaps the most appealing section of Rajan’s research has been the skeptical treatment of the hyperpositive pronouncements and promises of industry players both lif and ideologically as mechanisms of articulating “genomic fetishism. Duke University Press, If book has an editor that is different from the article author, include editor’s name also. Open to the public ; HD In the process, he illuminates the global flow of ideas, information, capital, and people connected to biotech initiatives.

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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: University of Sydney Library. In a biotechnological utopia, with the DNA of the entire humanity mapped and sequenced, scientists and pharmaceutical companies can finally work together to provide highly customized diagnoses and cures for diseases and genetic defects. 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.

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Found at these constituttion Searching – please wait 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. 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.

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Hence biocapital, which asks questions of the implications for life sciences when performed in corporations, and for capitalism, when biotechnology becomes a key source of market value. These 3 locations in New South Wales: The Constitution of Postgenomic Life. Biocapital is a major theoretical contribution to science studies and political economy. Be the first to add this to a list.

Biocapital : the constitution of post-genomic life

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 Open to the public R N Lists What are lists? In order to set up a list of libraries that you have potgenomic to, you must first biocapiital or sign up.

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