A Companion to Genethics

A Companion to Genethics

Editor(s): Justine Burley, John Harris

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631206989

Online ISBN: 9780470756423

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756423

About this Book

A Companion to Genethics is the first substantial study of the multifaceted dimensions of the genetic revolution and its philosophical, ethical, social and political significance.

  • Brings together the best and most influential writing about the ethics of genetics;
  • Includes 33 newly-commissioned essays, all written by prominent figures in the field;
  • Shows how there is scarcely a part of our lives left unaffected by the impact of the new genetics.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Genetics: Setting the Scene

  2. Part II: Genetic Research

  3. Part III: Gene Manipulation and Gene Selection

  4. Part IV: Genotype, Phenotype, and Justice

  5. Part V: Ethics, Law, and Policy

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