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

Author: Dena S Davis
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2001.
Series: Reflective bioethics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher description: In Genetic Dilemmas and the Child's Right to an Open Future, Davis examines perplexing medical cases as a means to discussion of ethical dilemmas raised by the availability of new reproductive technologies. Her discussion covers genetic ethics, as well as the ethics of parenthood. The author advances an ethical theory that can guide health care professionals, policy makers and parents when the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dena S Davis
ISBN: 0415924081 9780415924085 041592409X 9780415924092
OCLC Number: 44613013
Description: ix, 153 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The ethics and ethos of genetic counseling --
A short discussion of harm --
Choosing for disability --
Childhood testing for genetic traits --
Sex selection --
Cloning humans --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Index.
Series Title: Reflective bioethics.
Responsibility: Dena S. Davis.
Local System Bib Number:
.b1672298x

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Looks at genetic ethics, as well as the ethics of parenthood in the light of increased access to genetic technology.  Read more...
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