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Title Infectious processes : knowledge, discourse, and the politics of prions / edited by Eve Seguin.

Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  QR201.P737 I535 2004    Available  ---
Description xiii, 191 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Science, technology, and medicine in modern history
Science, technology, and medicine in modern history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: prions? / Eve Seguin -- The early history of the protein-only hypothesis: scientific change and multidisciplinary research / Maj-Britt Juhl Poulsen and Hanne Andersen -- Styles of scientific practice and the prion controversy / Ki-Heung Kim -- Paradigm change? explaining the nature of the TSE agent in Germany / Kerstin Dressel -- Visualizing prions: graphic representations and the biography of prions / Jerome Segal and Eric Francoeur -- Prion research and the public sphere in France / Brigette Chamak -- The UK BSE crisis and the prion discursive chain in scientific literature / Eve Seguin -- Conclusion: the prion case / Eve Seguin
Subject Prion diseases -- History.
Prions -- History.
Added Author Seguin, Eve, 1963-
ISBN 1403932239 (hardback)