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Genetic engineering : opposing viewpoints

Author: Louise I Gerdes
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2004.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Authors share their views about the risks and benefits of genetic engineering, presenting information on genetically engineered crops, the regulation of genetic engineering, and the impact of cloning on society.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise I Gerdes
ISBN: 0737722363 9780737722369 0737722371 9780737722376
OCLC Number: 54365624
Description: 221 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: How will genetic engineering affect society? Genetic engineering benefits society / Henry I. Miller, Gregory Conko --
Genetic engineering threatens society / Ronnie Cummins --
Human cloning will harm society / Jeremy Rifkin --
The risks associated with human cloning have been exaggerated / James A. Byrne, John B. Gurdon --
Genetic engineering threatens women's reproductive choices / Judith Levine --
Genetic engineering protects women's reproductive choices / George Dvorsky --
Cloning could save endangered species / Robert P. Lanza, Betsy L. Dresser, Philip Damiani --
Cloning may not be enough to save endangered species / Ellen Goodman. Is genetic engineering ethical? Genetic engineering threatens human dignity / Leon R. Kass --
Genetic engineering promotes human dignity / Michael Place --
Human cloning is unethical / Megan Best --
Human cloning is ethical / Stuart K. Hayashi --
The production of genetically engineered food is ethical / Gary Comstock. What is the impact of genetically engineered crops? Genetically engineered crops are dangerous / John Grogan, Cheryl Long --
Genetically engineered crops are not dangerous / L. Val Giddings --
Genetically engineered crops protect the environment / Jonathan Rauch --
Genetically engineered crops may harm the environment / Ricarda Steinbrecher --
Genetically engineered crops can help people in developing nations / Dennis T. Avery --
Genetically engineered crops will not help developing nations / GeneWatch. How should genetic engineering be regulated? The labeling of genetically engineered food should be mandatory / Y.G. Muralidharan --
The labeling of genetically engineered food should not be mandatory / Gregory Conko --
All forms of human cloning should be banned / Robert A. Best --
Some forms of human cloning should not be banned / Rudolf Jaenisch --
Scientists should be allowed to patent genes / David Holcberg.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.

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Authors share their views about the risks and benefits of genetic engineering, presenting information on genetically engineered crops, the regulation of genetic engineering, and the impact of cloning on society.

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