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Genetic dilemmas : reproductive technology, parental choices, and children's futures

Author: Dena S Davis
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"What limits the genetic choices parents make for their children? Is it okay to select the sex of our children, or for deaf parents to select deaf children? In this second edition of Genetic Dilemmas, Davis argues that parental reproductive autonomy should be limited by respect for the future autonomy of the children created by these measures."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dena S Davis
ISBN: 9780195374384 019537438X
OCLC Number: 312625460
Description: ix, 211 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Making genetic choices --
A short discussion of harm --
Choosing for disability --
Childhood testing for genetic traits --
Sex selection --
Cloning and other enhancements.
Responsibility: Dena S. Davis.
Local System Bib Number:
.b23807155

Abstract:

"What limits the genetic choices parents make for their children? Is it okay to select the sex of our children, or for deaf parents to select deaf children? In this second edition of Genetic Dilemmas, Davis argues that parental reproductive autonomy should be limited by respect for the future autonomy of the children created by these measures."--Jacket.
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