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1. Mitochondrial donation and UK biomedical politics.- 2. Contesting mitochondrial donation: the cluster for.- 3. Contesting mitochondrial donation: the cluster against.- 4. Policy work and legitimacy at Nuffield Council on Bioethics, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, and the Department of Health.- 5. Campaigning: contested meanings, patient-families, and last minute labours.- 6. The parliamentary debates.- 7. Enacting ethical futures.

About the Author


Rebecca Dimond is a medical sociologist at Cardiff University, UK. Her research interests include patient and family narratives, the classification of genetic syndromes, new medical technologies, and the sociology of donation.Neil Stephens is a sociologist and Science and Technology Studies scholar at Brunel University London, UK. His research interests include embryo politics, tissue engineering, and robotic surgery.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783319746449
ISBN-10: 3319746448
Publisher: Palgrave Pivot
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2018
Pages: 147
Language: English