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Manufacturing “Progress”

Joseph Wong

in Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450327
eISBN:
9780801463372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450327.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the challenges of temporal uncertainty and how the state and bio-industry stakeholders have been forced to assume a new kind of political economic leadership role to stem ... More


Reorganizing the State

Joseph Wong

in Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450327
eISBN:
9780801463372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450327.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the state in the specific context of biotech innovation as well as the extent to which earlier patterns of state intervention and state organization have endured in the current ... More


From Mitigating Risk to Managing Uncertainty

Joseph Wong

in Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450327
eISBN:
9780801463372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450327.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter proposes a more fundamental conceptual distinction between risk and uncertainty to show how decision makers make political economic bets and how they rationalize them in the face of two ... More


Reenvisioning the Biomedical Enterprise in the Age of Commercial Biotechnology

Doogab Yi

in The Recombinant University: Genetic Engineering and the Emergence of Stanford Biotechnology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226143835
eISBN:
9780226216119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226216119.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This newly legitimized avenue for academic patenting challenged the moral economy of science at the laboratories of Stanford biochemists. Chapter 6 examines the diverse motives, rationales, and ... More


Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

Joseph Wong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450327
eISBN:
9780801463372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450327.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

After World War II, several late-developing countries registered astonishingly high growth rates under strong state direction, making use of smart investment strategies, turnkey factories, and ... More


Outfitting the Laboratory of the Symbolic: Toward a Critical Inventory of Bioart

Claire Pentecost

in Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042499
eISBN:
9780262271127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042499.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the cultural, political, and economic conditions under which “bioart” is being produced today. It uses the works of four well-known practitioners in the field, who employ ... More


The Ethics of Experiential Engagement with the Manipulation of Life

Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr

in Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042499
eISBN:
9780262271127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042499.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents case studies of the incorrect use of scientific terminology found in curatorial statements and other bioart-related writings, which often confound developments in tissue ... More


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