Ethics and Human Genetics: A Cross-Cultural Perspective by Dorothy C. WertzEthics and Human Genetics: A Cross-Cultural Perspective by Dorothy C. Wertz

Ethics and Human Genetics: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

byDorothy C. WertzEditorJohn C. Fletcher

Paperback | December 13, 2011

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Based in part on a survey of ethical decision-marking among 682 medical geneticists worldwide, this book includes a chapter authored by a geneticistand an ethicist in 19 nations, describing genetic services, counselling, screening, prenatal diagnosis, and major ethical problems and social controversies faced by geneticists. The concluding chapter describes ethical and policy issues that exist worldwide, and offerssome possible resolutions.
Title:Ethics and Human Genetics: A Cross-Cultural PerspectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:536 pagesPublished:December 13, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642736580

ISBN - 13:9783642736582

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Table of Contents

1. The 19-Nation Survey: Genetics and Ethics Around the World (DC Wertz).- 1.1 Rationale.- 1.2 Methods.- 1.3 Results: Choices of Action.- 1.4 Comparisons Within Cultural/Linguistic Groups.- 1.5 Developing Nations.- 1.6 Gender Differences.- 1.7 Values and Ethical Reasoning.- 1.8 Conclusion.- Preface to Part 2.- Standard Outline for each Nation (2.1-2.19).- 2.1 Australia.- 2.2 Brazil.- 2.3 Canada.- 2.4 Denmark.- 2.5 Federal Republic of Germany.- 2.6 France.- 2.7 German Democratic Republic.- 2.8 Greece.- 2.9 Hungary.- 2.10 India.- 2.11 Israel.- 2.12 Italy.- 2.13 Japan.- 2.14 Norway.- 2.15 Sweden.- 2.16 Switzerland.- 2.17 Turkey.- 2.18 United Kingdom.- 2.19 United States.- 3 Ethics and Human Genetics: A Cross-Cultural Perspective.- 4 About the Authors.- 5 Appendix: Survey Questionnaire.- 6 Subject Index.