Author:Aditya Bharadwaj and Peter Glasner


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Local Cells, Global Science: The Rise of Embryonic Stem Cell Research in India

By: Aditya Bharadwaj and Peter Glasner

Price: $16.95

Publisher: London, UK, Routledge: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031504

ISBN: 0415396093

Condition: New

The book examines for the first time the extent of transnational movements of tissue, stem cells, and expertise, in the developing governance framework of India. It documents the impact of local and global governance frames on the everyday conduct of research, by tracing the journey of ‘spare’ human embryos in IVF clinics to public and private laboratories engaged in isolating stem cells for potential therapeutic application. The empirical research is informed by a comparative analysis of the ethical, religious and social issues in North America and Europe, and compared with other tissue a... View more info