Utopian visions of "making people": Science fictional and debates on cloning, ectogenesis, genetic engineering, and genetic discrimination

Yvette Shoshannah Kendal

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1. Introduction - Andrew Byers and Patricia Stapleton, Biopolitics and Utopia Section I: Actions 2. Andrew Byers, American Bodies in a Time of War: The Militarized Body as a Utopian Space and Biopolitical Project for the State 3. Patricia Stapleton, The Inauspicious Regulatory Beginnings of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis 4. Arpita Das, Abnormals or Exceptions : The Use of Technologies for Intersex People and People with Disabilities Section II: Speculations5. Evie Kendal, Utopian Visions of Making People : Science Fiction and Debates on Cloning, Ectogenesis, Genetic Engineering, and Genetic Discrimination 6.Selena Middleton, Decolonizing the Future: Biopolitics, Ethics, and Foresight through the Lens of Science Fiction Section III: Reactions 7. Elena Cohen, All Day, All Week, Occupy Wall Street : Space, Biopower, and Resistance 8. Rasmus Simonsen, Eating for the Future: Veganism and the Challenge of In vitro Meat Section IV: Reflections8. Cameron Barrows, Utopia and Biopolitics: The Need for an Ethics in Biotechnology
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBiopolitics and Utopia
Subtitle of host publicationAn Interdisciplinary Reader
EditorsPatricia Stapleton, Andrew Byers
Place of PublicationNew York NY USA
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages89 - 118
Number of pages30
ISBN (Print)9781137514745
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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