Geneticization

Lowton, Karen (2004) Geneticization. In: Gabe, Jonathan, Bury, Michael and Elston, Mary (eds.) Key Concepts in Medical Sociology. SAGE Key Concepts series . SAGE, London, pp. 150-155. ISBN 0761974415

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Abstract

Geneticization refers to the way in which diseases, conditions and behaviours may come to be regarded as being determined, wholly or in part, by genetic factors. Increasingly many of society's problems are being explained by genetic influences, upon which solutions may be based.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Sociology
Subjects: H Social Sciences
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Depositing User: Karen Lowton
Date Deposited: 22 May 2015 08:51
Last Modified: 22 May 2015 08:51
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/54126
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