Genethics: The Clash between the New Genetics and Human Values

by David Suzuki, Peter Knudtson

Harvard | September 1, 1990 | Trade Paperback

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'Genethics' is the most lucid and authoritative guide for general readers to modern genetic technology and the myriad ethical issues it raises.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 372 pages, 8.94 × 6.93 × 0.05 in

Published: September 1, 1990

Publisher: Harvard

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0674345665

ISBN - 13: 9780674345669

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Genethics: The Clash between the New Genetics and Human Values

Genethics: The Clash between the New Genetics and Human Values

by David Suzuki, Peter Knudtson

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 372 pages, 8.94 × 6.93 × 0.05 in

Published: September 1, 1990

Publisher: Harvard

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0674345665

ISBN - 13: 9780674345669

Table of Contents

List of Tables

List of Illustrations

Preface

Introduction

The Legacy of Genes

Dance of the Genes

The Dances of the Chromosomes

Genes in Populations

The New Choreography

The Mystery of the Man with Too Many Ys

Privacy and the Human Genome

The 'Moral Difference" between Somatic and Germ Cells

A Dark Side of the New Genetics

Developing a Sensitivity to the Sufferings of Genes

The Curious Case of the Crown Gall Bacterium

In Praise of Genetic Diversity

Deciphering the Human Genome

Epilogue: Searching for a New Mythology

Glossary

For Further Reading

Index

From the Jacket

'Genethics' is the most lucid and authoritative guide for general readers to modern genetic technology and the myriad ethical issues it raises.

About the Author

David Suzuki, a well-known geneticist and science broadcaster, is Professor of Biology at the University of British Columbia.

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'Genethics' is the most lucid and authoritative guide for general readers to modern genetic technology and the myriad ethical issues it raises.

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