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Author Mulkay, M. J. (Michael Joseph), 1936-

Title The embryo research debate : science and the politics of reproduction / Michael Mulkay.

Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  176.0941 MULK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 212 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Cambridge cultural social studies
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 171-206.
Contents 1. The background to the debate -- 2. The sequence of parliamentary debate -- 3. Political parties and ministerial tactics -- 4. The impact of the pro-research lobby -- 5. Embryos in the news -- 6. Women and men -- 7. Science and religion -- 8. The myth of Frankenstein -- 9. Embryo research and the slippery slope -- Epilogue: intruders in the fallopian tube or a dream of perfect human reprodution.
Subject Human reproductive technology -- Political aspects -- Great Britain.
Human embryo -- Research -- Political aspects -- Great Britain.
ISBN 0521576830 (pbk.)