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Grant Abstract

Human Heredity in American Popular Culture

This study will explore the meaning of human genetics in popular culture, within the context of changing ideas about heredity and eugenics since the turn of the century. Drawing on the methods of…

Grant Abstract

Genetics in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture

The grant will fund a working group of scholars in literature, film, and media studies to examine the representation of genetics in literary and popular culture. Throughout the twentieth century,…

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The big bad wolf: Masculinity and genetics in popular culture

Literature and Medicine
Schell, Heather
Digital citation created by the Bioethics Research Library, Georgetown University, for the National Information Resource on Ethics and Human Genetics, a project funded by the United States National…

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The role of "genetics" in popular understandings of race in the United States

Public Underst Sci.
Condit, Celeste M., Parrott, Roxanne L., Harris, Tina M., Lynch, John, Dubriwny, Tasha

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The role of 'genetics' in popular understandings of race in the United States

Public Underst Sci
Condit, Celeste M., Parrott, Roxanne L., Harris, Tinna M., Lynch, John A., Dubriwny, Tasha N.

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Cloning in the media and popular culture. An analysis of German documentaries reveals beliefs and prejudices that are common elsewhere

EMBO Reports
Maio, Giovanni
Digital citation created by the Bioethics Research Library, Georgetown University, for the National Information Resource on Ethics and Human Genetics, a project funded by the United States National…

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The DNA mystique: The gene as a cultural icon

W.H. Freeman and Company
Nelkin, Dorothy, Lindee, M. Susan

Grant Abstract

Culture and Family Interpretation of Genetic Disorders

The overall aim of this ethnographic and longitudinal project is to assess how parents from different cultural backgrounds who have a child or who are at risk for having a child with a genetic…

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Studying genetic popularization

Public Understanding of Science
Condit, Celeste
Digital citation created by the Bioethics Research Library, Georgetown University, for the National Information Resource on Ethics and Human Genetics, a project funded by the United States National…

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Promotional metaphors and their popular appeal

Public Underst Sci
Nelkin, Dorothy