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Culture, kinship and genes: Towards cross-cultural genetics

Parsons, Evelyn Patricia and Clarke, Angus John, eds. 1997. Culture, kinship and genes: Towards cross-cultural genetics. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

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Abstract

The first comprehensive attempt to explore the issues raised by genetic counselling across cultures. It will be of interest to health professionals and to students and lecturers in the social, behavioural and political sciences and in genetics, medicine and nursing. The meaning and relevance of kinship and ethnicity in the context of genetic disease, cultural issues that have arisen in practice, including the influence of the lay public's beliefs about inheritance and the wider social and political context of genetics and genetic disease are all explored in depth.

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Edited Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
ISBN: 9780333647028
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2017 04:27
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/94158

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