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By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... scientific entrepreneurialism in Singapore pluripotency fungibility uncertainty in science Edison Liu ...
Book Chapter

By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... known unknowns modalities of biomedical entrepreneurialism “genius babies ” Crspr gene editing fungible science uncertainty and finitude ...
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
.... scientific entrepreneurialism in Singapore pluripotency fungibility uncertainty in science Edison Liu ...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... biomedical zone and act as a “DNA bridge” to American cosmopolitan science. The author argues that Singaporean humanists, social scientists and philosophers need to start a public conversation about the wide-ranging implications of experiments with life in their midst. What are the benefits and uncertainties...
Book Chapter

By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
...Uncertainties This chapter explores the theme of how bioethics and other regulatory regimes can reduce uncertainty surrounding the viability of a biomedical initiative. The chapter follows Asian researchers in their own working through of the limits and contradictions in a universalized...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
...The Feminism of Uncertainty I look at utopias and their shadows and try to affirm the political life without any illusion that one can know the long future of any political act. Uncertainty always has an autobiography attached. As a young child, I had dyslexia and couldn’t immediately read...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... This conclusion of the book picks up where the introduction left off, in a return to a discussion of utopias and their shadows. The piece confronts the tension between utopian yearnings and the limitations of all intentional human acts. It mentions science fiction as one location of irony...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... This chapter explores the theme of how bioethics and other regulatory regimes can reduce uncertainty surrounding the viability of a biomedical initiative. The chapter follows Asian researchers in their own working through of the limits and contradictions in a universalized ethical framework...
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... This piece surveys Lessing’s career, including descriptions of how this writer, moving through very different genres, including both traditional realism and science fiction, finds ways to warn and chastise her readers for dozing off while driving right off the cliff of political mayhem...
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By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... Utopia dystopia feminist utopias political imagination science fiction feminism ...
Book Chapter

By Ann Snitow
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... Doris Lessing novels Doris Lessing science fiction The Good Terrorist Lessing as a Jeremiah Dystopian fiction ...
Published: 01 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387831-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8783-1
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... the uncertainty and tentativeness that characterizes insecticide spraying against malaria today and raises questions about global health, ecology, and democracy. Furthermore, the chapter excavates the complex relations between transnational donors and state and private business in this Ghanaian malaria control...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... emphasizes the uncertainty and tentativeness that characterizes insecticide spraying against malaria today and raises questions about global health, ecology, and democracy. Furthermore, the chapter excavates the complex relations between transnational donors and state and private business in this Ghanaian...