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Impressionable Biologies

Maurizio Meloni ê 6 CHARACTERS

During the twentieth century genes were considered the controlling force of life processes and the transfer of DNA the definitive explanation for biological heredity Such views shaped the politics of human heredity in the heredity Such views shaped the politics of human heredity in the era controlling heredity meant intervening the distribution of good and bad "genes However since the turn of the twenty first century this centrality of has been challenged "However since the turn of the twenty first century this centrality of genes has been challenged a number of postgenomic disciplines The ise of Pigenetics in particular signals a shift from notions of biological fixedness to ideas of plasticity and materialThis book investigates a history the beliefs the plasticity of human biology starting with ancient medicine and analyses the biopolitical techniues Münchhausen's Pigtail, or Psychotherapy Reality reuired to govern such permeability It looks at the emergence of the modern body of biomedicine as a necessary displacement or possiblyeconfiguration of .
Arlier plastic views Finally it analyses the eturning of plasticity to contemporary postgenomic views and argues that postgenomic plasticity is neither modernistic plasticity views and argues that postgenomic plasticity is neither a modernistic instrumental management of the body nor a postmodernist celebration of potentialities It is instead a plasticity that disrupts clear boundaries between openness and determination individual and community with important implications for notions of The Pink Pearl riskesponsibility and interventio. ,