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Debating Cloning

Carrie Friese

in Cloning Wild Life: Zoos, Captivity, and the Future of Endangered Animals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729083
eISBN:
9780814729090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729083.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines the debates surrounding the cloning of endangered animals in zoos and situates them in the controversies over interspecies nuclear transfer. It begins with a brief review of ... More


Transpositions

Carrie Friese

in Cloning Wild Life: Zoos, Captivity, and the Future of Endangered Animals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729083
eISBN:
9780814729090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729083.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines how the practices and bodies of domestication have been introduced into the reproduction of endangered animals as a kind of infrastructure. It considers how the cloned gaur, ... More


Genetic Values

Carrie Friese

in Cloning Wild Life: Zoos, Captivity, and the Future of Endangered Animals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729083
eISBN:
9780814729090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729083.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores how cloning reproduces and sustains the centrality of sex in the biopolitics of the zoo. Focusing on the cloned banteng, it considers the so-called “genetic values” that are so ... More


Introduction

Carrie Friese

in Cloning Wild Life: Zoos, Captivity, and the Future of Endangered Animals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729083
eISBN:
9780814729090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729083.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book explores the controversy surrounding the cloning of endangered animals in zoos. It considers how cloning has been articulated with endangered animals and species preservation and argues ... More


Reproducing Populations

Carrie Friese

in Cloning Wild Life: Zoos, Captivity, and the Future of Endangered Animals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729083
eISBN:
9780814729090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729083.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter introduces an alternative articulation of cloning, one that uses cloning as part of an effort to shepherd rather than master endangered animals. It examines the scientific practices that ... More


Knowing Endangered Species

Carrie Friese

in Cloning Wild Life: Zoos, Captivity, and the Future of Endangered Animals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729083
eISBN:
9780814729090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729083.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the practices and logics that have been asserted when cloned endangered animals are classified as equivalent to hybrids, thereby questioning the role of cloning in zoos. In ... More


Conclusion

Carrie Friese

in Cloning Wild Life: Zoos, Captivity, and the Future of Endangered Animals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729083
eISBN:
9780814729090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729083.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book has explored how the cloning of endangered animals in zoos embodies particular ways of linking nature and culture by focusing on the ways that the biological and the social, or the natural ... More


Cloning Wild Life: Zoos, Captivity, and the Future of Endangered Animals

Carrie Friese

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729083
eISBN:
9780814729090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729083.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The natural world is marked by an ever-increasing loss of varied habitats, a growing number of species extinctions, and a full range of new kinds of dilemmas posed by global warming. At the same ... More


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