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The Resource Multiple autisms : spectrums of advocacy and genomic science, Jennifer S. Singh

Multiple autisms : spectrums of advocacy and genomic science, Jennifer S. Singh

Label
Multiple autisms : spectrums of advocacy and genomic science
Title
Multiple autisms
Title remainder
spectrums of advocacy and genomic science
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer S. Singh
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Is there a gene for autism? Despite a billion-dollar, twenty-year effort to find out, no single autism gene has been identified. In Multiple Autisms, Jennifer S. Singh sets out to discover how autism emerged as a genetic disorder and how this affects those who study and live with autism. This is the first sustained analysis of the scientific practices, politics, and meaning of autism genetics from a scientific, cultural, and social perspective. In 2004, when Singh began her research, the prevalence of autism was reported as 1 in 150 children. Ten years later, the number had jumped to 1 in 100, with the disorder five times more common in boys than in girls. Meanwhile the diagnosis changed to "autistic spectrum disorders," and investigations began to focus more on genomics than genetics, less on single genes than on hundreds of interacting genes. Multiple Autisms maps the social history of parental activism in autism genetics, the scientific optimism about finding a gene for autism and the subsequent failure to do so, and the cost in personal and social terms of viewing and translating autism through a genomic lens. -- from back cover
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N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Singh, Jennifer S.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Autism
  • Genetics
  • Autism
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Autism
  • Autism
  • Genetics
  • Autistic Disorder
  • Genetic Research
  • Genomics
  • Sociology, Medical
Label
Multiple autisms : spectrums of advocacy and genomic science, Jennifer S. Singh
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Multiple Ways of Viewing Autism -- 1 Defining, Counting, Contesting: Changes in Diagnosis, Prevalence, and Advocacy -- 2 Parent Advocacy and the Rise of Autism Genetics Research -- 3 No Single Gene for Autism: The Emergence of Genomic Styles of Thought -- 4 Simplex Families, Complex Exchanges: Why Parents Participate in an Autism Genomic Database -- 5 Living with Autism: Perspectives of Adults on the Spectrum -- Conclusion: A Spectrum of Knowledge Production
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ocn934514521
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452953694
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
ebc4391845
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22573/ctt19d6c6r
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)934514521
Label
Multiple autisms : spectrums of advocacy and genomic science, Jennifer S. Singh
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Multiple Ways of Viewing Autism -- 1 Defining, Counting, Contesting: Changes in Diagnosis, Prevalence, and Advocacy -- 2 Parent Advocacy and the Rise of Autism Genetics Research -- 3 No Single Gene for Autism: The Emergence of Genomic Styles of Thought -- 4 Simplex Families, Complex Exchanges: Why Parents Participate in an Autism Genomic Database -- 5 Living with Autism: Perspectives of Adults on the Spectrum -- Conclusion: A Spectrum of Knowledge Production
Control code
ocn934514521
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452953694
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
ebc4391845
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt19d6c6r
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)934514521

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