Chapter 27. Privacy and Genetics

  1. Justine Burley and
  2. John Harris
  1. Madison Powers

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch27

A Companion to Genethics

A Companion to Genethics

How to Cite

Powers, M. (2004) Privacy and Genetics, in A Companion to Genethics (eds J. Burley and J. Harris), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch27

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631206989

Online ISBN: 9780470756423

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Keywords:

  • morbidity;
  • hippocratic oath;
  • epidemologist;
  • exceptionalism;
  • intimacy

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction: Promise and Perils

  • The History of Privacy as a Moral Concept

  • Genetic Exceptionalism

  • The Moral Basis of Medical Privacy Rights

  • Genetic Paternalism

  • Conclusion