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The Human Genome Project and minority communities : ethical, social, and political dilemmas

Author: Raymond A Zilinskas; Peter J Balint
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of the divisions between minority groups in America and the scientific community, with particular emphasis on the area of medical and genetic research. This book makes the case that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Human Genome Project and minority communities.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
(OCoLC)606497431
Online version:
Human Genome Project and minority communities.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
(OCoLC)610215213
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond A Zilinskas; Peter J Balint
ISBN: 0275969614 9780275969615
OCLC Number: 43947906
Notes: "Proceedings of the Human Genome Project : Reaching the Minority Communities in Maryland," held June 20 and 21, 1997, at the University of Maryland at Baltimore"--Preface.
Description: xiii, 144 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The age of biology and the responsible ancestor / Martha A. Krebs and Daniel Drell --
The human genome project / Karen E. Nelson --
The genetics of human behavior / Jonathan Beckwith --
The human genome project and the african american community / Fatimah Jackson --
Scientific and folk ideas about heredity / Jonathan M. Marks --
Social and medical implications of new genetic techiques / Robert F. Murray, Jr. --
Genetic education to african american and russian immigrant communities in northwest baltimore / Ilana Suez Mittman --
The human genome project and buddhism / Akey C.F. Hung --
Thoughts on the human genome project and Maryland / Kathleen Kennedy Townsend --
The human genome project / Survey Research Center, University of Maryland, College Park --
The HGP and minority communities / Raymond A. Zilinskas and Peter J. Balint.
Responsibility: edited by Raymond A. Zilinskas and Peter J. Balint.

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?Recommended for libraries interested in a complete collection of books relating to minorities and science or minorities and the human genome project.?-CHOICE Reviews

 
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