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Author Van Hoyweghen, Ine.

Title Risks in the Making : Travels in Life Insurance and Genetics.

Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (198 pages).
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Care & Welfare
Care & welfare.
Contents Contents; Preface; Ch.1: Risky Business: The Collision of Genetics and Life Insurance; Ch.2: "Genetics Is Not The Issue": Insurers on Genetics and Life Insurance; Ch.3: Risky Bodies Stage I: Constituting the Underwriting Practice; Ch.4: Risky Bodies Stage II: Governing by Numbers; Ch.5: Risky Bodies Stage III: The Art of Underwriting; Ch.6: Risky Bodies Future Stage? Risk Carriers and Risk Takers; Ch.7: Towards Experimental Learning; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Opens up an important examination of risk selection procedures in insurance.
Note Print version record.
Subject Medical genetics -- Social aspects.
Medical genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Discrimination in insurance.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
Discrimination in insurance. (OCoLC)fst00895097
Medical genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects. (OCoLC)fst01014139
Medical genetics -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01014146
Ethical issues and debates.
Mathematics and science.
Science: general issues.
Society and culture: general.
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9789053569276
ISBN 9789048503421 (electronic bk.)
9048503426 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000048782080
DEBBG BV044133551
DEBSZ 430711530
GBVCP 1003607411

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