The Decision Trap

The Decision Trap

Genetic Education and Its Social Consequences

eBook - 2015
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The Decision Trap questions a dogma of our time: the assumption that genetic education empowers citizens and increases their autonomy. It argues that professional instructions about genes, genetic risks, and genetic test options convey a genetic worldview which destroys self-confidence and makes clients dependent on genetic experts and technologies. Part one of the book introduces the reader to the idea of genetic education. It clarifies the notion of the ""gene"" as it is commonly understood ...
Publisher: Exeter, England :, Imprint Academic,, 2015
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781845408305
1845408306
9781845408312
1845408314
1845407768
9781845407766
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 online resource (191 pages) : illustrations, tables

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