Health, Technology and Society

The Global Dynamics of Regenerative Medicine

A Social Science Critique

Editors: Webster, A. (Ed.)

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Regenerative medicine, encompassing stem cells and tissue engineering, has attracted huge interest within commercial, clinical and government circles, and promises to change medicine itself. This book provides the first detailed examination and critical assessment of the field to be made by social science.

About the authors

Itziar Alkorta, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain Inigo Miguel Beriain, University of Deusto and University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain Kathrin Braun, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany Haidan Chen, National University of Singapore Herbert Gottweis, University of Vienna, Austria Christian Haddad, University of Vienna, Austria Stuart Hogarth, King's College London, UK Beth Kewell, University of Stavanger, Norway Graham Lewis, University of York, UK Michael Morrison, University of Exeter, UK David Rodríguez-Arias, Spanish National Research Council (CCHS-CSIC), Spain Brian Salter, King's College London, UK Sándor, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary Susanne Schultz, Goethe University, Germany Marton Varju, University of Hull, UK

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction: The Boundaries and Mobilities of Regenerative Medicine

    Webster, Andrew

    Pages 1-17

  • Regenerative Medicine at a Global Level: Current Patterns and Global Trends

    Lewis, Graham

    Pages 18-57

  • Biocapital and Innovation Paths: The Exploitation of Regenerative Medicine

    Morrison, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 58-87

  • Unruly Objects: Novel Innovation Paths, and Their Regulatory Challenge

    Haddad, Christian (et al.)

    Pages 88-117

  • Procuring Tissue: Regenerative Medicine, Oocyte Mobilisation, and Feminist Politics

    Schultz, Susanne (et al.)

    Pages 118-149

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Global Dynamics of Regenerative Medicine
Book Subtitle
A Social Science Critique
Editors
  • A. Webster
Series Title
Health, Technology and Society
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-02655-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137026552
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-02654-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 229
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