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Reinventing Biology: Respect for Life and the Creation of Knowledge

Edited By: L Birke and R Hubbard

Indiana University Press

Paperback | Jun 1995 | #49336 | ISBN: 0253209811
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | #49335 | ISBN: 0253329094
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This work addresses a broad spectrum of concerns, such as how organisms are treated; what it means to raise animals or plants as experimental resources; and what guides decisions about which animals to breed for experimental purposes.


IntroductionNLynda Birke and Ruth Hubbard Part I: Exploitation of the OOtherO IntroductionNLynda Birke and Ruth Hubbard 1. Learning From the New Priesthood and the Shrieking Sisterhood: Debating the Life Sciences in Victorian EnglandNHilary Rose 2. OThe Rat CouldnOt Speak, But We Can:O Inhumanity in Occupational Health ResearchNKaren Messing and Donna Mergler 3. Democratizing BiologyNVandana Shiva Part II: Personal Accounts IntroductionNLynda Birke and Ruth Hubbard 4. On Keeping a Respectful DistanceNLynda Birke 5. The Logos of LifeNRuth Hubbard 6. More Than the Sum of Our PartsNBetty J. Wall Part III: Theorizing and Practice of Biology IntroductionNRuth Hubbard and Lynda Birke 7. Nature Is the Human Heart Made TangibleNAnne Fausto-Sterling 8. The Liberation of the Female RodentNMarianne van den Wijngaard 9. They Are Only AnimalsNLesley J. Rogers 10. Revolutionary Theory: Reinventing Our Origin MythsNJudith C. Masters Part IV: Border Crossings: Human/Animal, Live/Inanimate IntroductionNRuth Hubbard and Lynda Birke 11. Carnal Boundaries: The Commingling of Flesh in Theory and PracticeNStuart A. Newman 12. The Nazi Treatment of Animals and PeopleNArnold Arluke and Boria Sax 13. Working Across the Human-Other DivideNEmily martin EnvoiNRuth Hubbard and Lynda Birke About the Authors

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