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Title Are genes us? : the social consequences of the new genetics / edited by Carl F. Cranor.

Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1994.


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 UniM Bail  174.9574 ARE    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 271 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-253) and index.
Contents Introduction / Carl F. Cranor -- 1. Mapping and Sequencing the Human Genome / Larry L. Deaven -- 2. Anticipating the Consequences of Genetic Engineering: Past, Present, and Future / Charles Weiner -- 3. Vital Language / Richard Doyle -- 4. Tools for Talking: Human Nature, Weismannism, and the Interpretation of Genetic Information / James R. Griesemer -- 5. Master Molecules / Evelyn Fox Keller -- 6. Normality and Variation: The Human Genome Project and the Ideal Human Type / Elisabeth A. Lloyd -- 7. Errare Humanum Est: Do Genetic Errors Have a Future? / Camille Limoges -- 8. Genetic Causation / Carl F. Cranor -- 9. Eugenic Anxieties, Social Realities, and Political Choices / Diane B. Paul -- 10. Upside Risks: Social Consequences of Beneficial Biotechnology / Gregory S. Kavka -- 11. When Science Enters the Courtroom: The DNA-Typing Controversy / William C. Thompson -- A Selective Bibliography on Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of the Human Genome Project / Michael S. Yesley.
Other author Cranor, Carl F.
Subject Human Genome Project.
Human gene mapping -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Human gene mapping -- Social aspects.
ISBN 0813521238 (cloth) :
0813521246 (pbk.) :