Exploding the Gene Myth, by Ruth Rubbard and Elijah Wald
By the time the Human Genome Project was completed in 2004, the gene had long been a cultural icon; the HGP itself participated in the hype that the sociologists of science Dorothy Nelkin and M. Susan Lindee (1995) called the “DNA Mystique”—one that involved a basic posture of genetic essentialism and offered an overly optimistic picture of the future clinical applications of genetic research (Hubbard and Wald 1993).
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See more about the book "Exploding the Gene Myth: How genetic information is produced and manipulated by scientists, physicians, employers, insurance companies, educators, and law enforcers" at Google Books:
Hubbard, Ruth, and Elijah Wald. 1993. Exploding the Gene Myth. Boston: Beacon.
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Learn more about Hubbard by downloading her obituary in the Boston Globe at the link below:Ruth Hubbard's obituary on the Boston Globe
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