The Decision Trap
Genetic Education and Its Social ConsequenceseBook - 2015
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
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 online resource (191 pages) : illustrations, tables