Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)

Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)

Obscuring disability: the pursuit of "quality" in the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Catherine Frazee
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a critique of how the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy conceptualizes health, disease and disability.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Risk, biotechnology and political rationality: lessons from women's accounts of breast cancer risks

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Online
Author: 
Ann Robertson
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Analyzes how women make sense of their personal risks for breast cancer, and how they feel about their ability to exert control over the disease, as individuals or as members of a group.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Communities constituted through the new genetics: actions and reactions

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Margaret Lock
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a critique of the relations between communities and the biotechnology promised by the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Genetic engineering in agriculture and health: feminist dilemmas and/or opportunities

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Elisabeth Abergel
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines agricultural biotechnology and identifies the way that the current prevalence of genetic engineering crops and foods has been hidden from Canadians.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health."

Engaging the state? Framing feminist politics in an era of state-led "reform"

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a reasoned and critical defence of the state as key promoter of biotechnology.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.

Guide to the groups: key organizations in biotechnology activism

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Online
Publisher: 
Working Group on Women, Health and the New Genetics

Provides a detailed list of organizations, both Canadian and international, interested in the area of biotechnology and its potential impact on health.

The world of biotech: a review of biotechnology and human genetics policy in selected international agencies, business organisat

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Online
Author: 
Thaddeus Hwong
Publisher: 
Working Group on Women, Health and the New Genetics
Publication Date: 
1999

Presents a detailed listing of the array of agencies, committees, commissions and organizations involved in the global quest for genetic biotech.

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Available online.

If women mattered: a critical view of the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy and alternative visions for community action

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Working Group on Women, Health and the New Genetics
Publisher: 
The Working Group on Women, Health and the New Genetics
Publication Date: 
2001

Encourages critical questioning and debate. Briefly examines some aspects of the Canadian government's policy on biotechnology - the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy (CBS) - and its implications for women and women's health. Explores some alternative principles and approaches to promote health protection and public good.

ISBN/ISSN: 
CEX NRGT.I42 2002
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Silent measures: disability and the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
Media Type: 
Online
Paper
Author: 
Catherine Frazee
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Draws attention to the measurements that inform health research and policy making. Questions the notion of the "ideal citizen" that underpins the Strategy, suggesting it implicitly excludes people with disabilities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Biotechnology, women and health

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
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Online
Author: 
Alice Miller
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Takes a closer look at the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, and it's possible impacts and effects on women's health.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039
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