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Genetics : science, ethics, and public policy : a reader / edited by Thomas A. Shannon.

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Location: Fennell STACKS QH438.7 .G465 2005
Barcode: 0134109552437
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780742532359 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0742532356 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780742532373 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0742532372 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780742532380 (softcover)
  • ISBN: 0742532380 (softcover)
  • Physical Description: 200 p ; cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., c2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Sheed & Ward book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Biotechnology and the threat of a posthuman future / Francis Fukuyama -- Crossing species boundaries / Jason Scott Robert and Fran├žoise Baylis -- Genetic counseling and the disabled : feminism examines the stance of those who stand at the gate / Annette Patterson and Martha Satz -- The natural father : genetic paternity testing, marriage, and fatherhood / Gregory E. Kaebnick -- Ethics of preimplantation diagnosis for a woman destined to develop early-onset Alzheimer disease / Dena Towner and Roberta Springer Loewy -- Procreation for donation : the moral and political permissibility of "having a child to save a child" / Mark P. Aulisio, Thomas May and Geoffrey D. Block -- Population screening in the age of genomic medicine / Muin J. Khoury, Linda L. McCabe, and Edward R.B. McCabe -- Navigating race in the market for human gametes / Hawley Fogg-Davis -- How can you patent genes? / Rebecca S. Eisenberg -- Monitoring stem cell research / President's Council on Bioethics -- Nuclear transplantation, embryonic stem cells, and the potential for cell therapy / Konrad Hockedlinger and Rodulf Jaenisch.
Subject: Genetics > Moral and ethical aspects.
Genetics, Medical > ethics > Collected Works.
Bioethical Issues > Collected Works.
Genetic Engineering > ethics > Collected Works.
Genetic Screening > ethics > Collected Works.
Public Policy > Collected Works.
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