What would you do, doctor sahib ?: Pre-natal testing in the socio-cultural context of India

J. A. Gupta

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Abstract

Geneticists in India could be the new pundits instead of the ones traditionally casting horoscopes after the birth of a child to predict the future course of its life. Since the second half of the 20th century genetics is slowly changing cultural understandings of health and illness, introducing a new dimension to health care.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)18-19
Number of pages2
JournaltheNewsletter (IIAS)
Volume52
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

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