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Genetic dilemmas : reproductive technology, parental choices, and children's futures

Author: Dena S Davis
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"What limits the genetic choices parents make for their children? Is it okay to select the sex of our children, or for deaf parents to select deaf children? In this second edition of Genetic Dilemmas, Davis argues that parental reproductive autonomy should be limited by respect for the future autonomy of the children created by these measures."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Davis, Dena S., 1947-
Genetic dilemmas.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009009547
(OCoLC)312625460
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dena S Davis
ISBN: 9780199705689 0199705682
OCLC Number: 607555334
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 211 pages)
Contents: Making genetic choices --
A short discussion of harm --
Choosing for disability --
Childhood testing for genetic traits --
Sex selection --
Cloning and other enhancements.
Responsibility: Dena S. Davis.
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"What limits the genetic choices parents make for their children? Is it okay to select the sex of our children, or for deaf parents to select deaf children? In this second edition of Genetic Dilemmas, Davis argues that parental reproductive autonomy should be limited by respect for the future autonomy of the children created by these measures."--Jacket.

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