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Nelkin and Lindee analyze the striking presence of genetic images in popular culture, where DNA has been touted as an explanation for personality, a source of crime, and the cause of individual success or failure.

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Dorothy Nelkin, University Professor at NYU, is the author of more than twenty books. M. Susan Lindee is an Associate Professor of History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania.

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ISBN:
9780716730491
Subtitle:
The Gene As a Cultural Icon
With:
Nelkin, Dorothy
Author:
Nelkin, Dorothy
Author:
Lindee, M. Susan
Publisher:
W. H. Freeman
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Genetics
Subject:
Dna
Subject:
Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19960815
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
286
Dimensions:
8.84x5.62x.75 in. .82 lbs.

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