Chapter 16. On Being an Individual, or: The Man in the Red Hat

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Maeve O'Connor
  1. Charles R. Scriver

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720486.ch16

Ciba Foundation Symposium 66 - Human Genetics: Possibilities and Realities

Ciba Foundation Symposium 66 - Human Genetics: Possibilities and Realities

How to Cite

Scriver, C. R. (1979) On Being an Individual, or: The Man in the Red Hat, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 66 - Human Genetics: Possibilities and Realities (eds R. Porter and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720486.ch16

Author Information

  1. Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1979

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780444900647

Online ISBN: 9780470720486

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Keywords:

  • disequilibrium;
  • medicine;
  • mutations;
  • homozygote;
  • medical genetics

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • On Being Different

  • The War of Medicine: Campaigns

  • A Genetic Paradigm of Health And Illness

  • Genetic Screening: Use of The Maps

  • Education of Citizens-And Physicians

  • Possibilities And Realities

  • Acknowledgement

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References