Genethics: The Clash between the New Genetics and Human Values

Paperback | September 1, 1990

byDavid Suzuki, Peter Knudtson

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

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

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:372 pages, 8.94 × 6.93 × 0.05 inPublished:September 1, 1990Publisher:Harvard

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ISBN - 10:0674345665

ISBN - 13:9780674345669

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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

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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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