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Call # RB155 .G38745 2005
Title Genetics and gene therapy / edited by Sheila A.M. McLean
Imprint Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2005
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Descript. xxxi, 535 p. ; 25 cm
Series The International library of medicine, ethics, and law
Note Includes bibliographical references
Subject Medical genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects
Gene therapy -- Moral and ethical aspects
Alt Author McLean, Sheila
OCLC # 55990360
Table of Contents
1Human genetics : the new panacea? / Julian Kinderlerer, Diane Longley3
2Regulation as facilitation : negotiating the genetic revolution / Julia Black21
3Whose genome project? / Darryl Macer61
4The gene genie : good fairy or wicked witch? / Sheila A. M. McLean91
5Procreative liberty in the era of genomics / John A. Robertson109
6Beyond "genetic discrimination" : toward the broader harm of geneticism / Susan M. Wolf159
7What makes genetic discrimination exceptional? / Deborah Hellman169
8Genetic secrets and the family / Dean Bell, Belinda Bennett209
9Genetic privacy / Lawrence O. Gostin241
10Challenging medical-legal norms : the role of autonomy, confidentiality, and privacy in protecting individual and familial group rights in genetic information / Graeme T. Laurie253
11Genetic testing and employee protection / Philippa Gannon, Charlotte Villiers307
12Pharmacogenetics : ethical issues and policy options / Allen Buchanan, Andrea Califano, Jeffrey Kahn, Elizabeth McPherson, John Robertson, Baruch Brody327
13Beware! : preimplantation genetic diagnosis may solve some old problems but it also raises new ones / Heather Draper, Ruth Chadwick345
14Predictive genetic testing for conditions that present in childhood / Lainie Friedman Ross353
15Is there a case in favour of predictive genetic testing in young children? / Stephen Robertson, Julian Savulescu373
16Inheritable genetic modification and a brave new world : did Huxley have it wrong? / Mark S. Frankel397
17Gene therapies and the pursuit of a better human / Sara Goering403
18Protecting the endangered human : toward an international treaty prohibiting cloning and inheritable alterations / George J. Annas, Lori B. Andrews, Rosario M. Isasi415
19"Goodbye Dolly?" : the ethics of human cloning / John Harris443
20Cloning and infertility / Carson Strong451
21Should we clone human beings? : cloning as a source of tissue for transplantation / Julian Savulescu467
22Going to the roots of the stem cell controversy / Soren Holm477
23Stem cells, sex, and procreation / John Harris493
24Stem cells, Superman, and the report of the select committee / Roger Brownsword513