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Author Hoyweghen, Ine van.

Title Risks in the making : travels in life insurance and genetics / Ine van Hoyweghen.

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 I. Risky business : the collision of genetics and life insurance -- II. "Genetics is not the issue" : insurers on genetics and life insurance -- III. Risky bodies stage 1 : constituting the underwriting practice -- IV. Risky bodies stage 2 : governing by numbers -- V. Risky bodies stage 3 : the art of underwriting -- VI. Risky bodies future stage? : risk carriers and risk takers -- VII. Towards experimental learning.
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.
Ethical issues and debates.
Mathematics and science.
Science: general issues.
Society and culture: general.
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences.
Discrimination in insurance. (OCoLC)fst00895097
Medical genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects. (OCoLC)fst01014139
Medical genetics -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01014146
Business & Economics.
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
GBVCP 865732787
GBVCP 869962361

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