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Genetic engineering : opposing viewpoints

Author: William Dudley
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, ©1990.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pro and con discussions of all aspects of genetic engineering.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Genetic engineering.
San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)757149483
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dudley
ISBN: 089908477X 9780899084770 0899084524 9780899084527
OCLC Number: 20722437
Description: 264 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Is Genetic Engineering Beneficial? --
1. Genetic Engineering is Beneficial / Monsanto Company --
2. Genetic Engineering is Dangerous / Dick Russell --
3. Genetic Engineering is Environmentally Safe / The National Academy of Sciences --
4. Genetic Engineering Raises Environmental Concerns / Frances E. Sharples --
5. Research in Genetic Engineering Must Proceed / G.J.V. Nossal --
6. Research in Genetic Engineering Should be Halted / Linda Bullard --
Ch. 2. Can Genetic Engineering Improve Health? --
1. Humans Should be Genetically Redesigned / Brian Stableford --
2. Human Should Not be Genetically Redesigned / Jeremy Rifkin --
3. Genetic Engineering Can Cure Inherited Diseases / Jim Merritt --
4. Genetic Engineering Cannot Cure Inherited Diseases / Stuart A. Newman --
5. Mapping the Genetic Makeup of Humans Would Improve Health / Leon Jaroff --
6. Mapping the Genetic Makeup of Humans Would Pose Ethical Dilemmas / George J. Annas --
Ch. 3. Does Genetic Engineering Improve Agriculture? --
1. Genetic Engineering Benefits Agriculture / Industrial Biotechnology Association --
2. Genetic Engineering Harms Agriculture / Jack Doyle --
3. Genetic Engineering Improves Farm Animals / Sandy Miller Hays --
4. Genetic Engineering Harms Farm Animals / Michael W. Fox --
5. Genetic Engineering Will Reduce World Hunger / Howard A. Schneiderman --
6. Genetic Engineering Will Not Reduce World Hunger / Anne K. Hollander --
Ch. 4. Is Genetic Engineering Adequately Regulated? --
1. Government Regulation of Genetic Engineering is Adequate / John A. Moore & Kenneth A. Gilles --
2. Government Regulation of Genetic Engineering is Inadequate / Sheldon Krimsky, Kostia Bergman, Nancy Connell, Seth Shulman & Nachama Wilker --
3. Genetic Engineering Should Be Publicly Controlled / Barry Commoner --
4. Genetic Engineering Should Be Privately Controlled / Fred L. Smith Jr. --
5. Animal Patents Should Be Allowed / Lisa J. Raines --
6. Animals Should Not Be Patented / John A. Hoyt --
Ch. 5. Will Genetic Engineering Lead to a Biological Arms Race? --
1. Genetic Engineering Will Lead to a Biological Arms Race / Charles Piller & Keith R. Yamamoto --
2. Genetic Engineering Will Not Lead to a Biological Arms Race / William Bains --
3. Biological Weapons Research Should Continue / Joseph D. Douglass Jr. --
4. Biological Weapons Research Should End / Jay A. Jacobson --
5. The Biological Weapons Convention Can End Proliferation / H. Allen Holmes --
6. The Biological Weapons Convention is Useless / Douglas J. Feith.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: William Dudley, book editor.

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Pro and con discussions of all aspects of genetic engineering.

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