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Unzipped genes : taking charge of baby-making in the new millennium

Author: Martine Aliana Rothblatt
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1997.
Series: America in transition (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the biotechnology of the Human Genome Project in terms we can understand. Not limiting her bioethics to the realm of abstraction, the author maintains that her new bioethics of birth can  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martine Aliana Rothblatt
ISBN: 1566395224 9781566395229 1566395542 9781566395540
OCLC Number: 35331247
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 201 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Sex and the genie of life --
1. The holocaust of sex --
2. Genomic imperialism and democide" the age of discovery reborn --
pt. 2. The biotechnology of birth --
3. Personal eugenics: my perfect baby --
4. Social eugenics: my perfect society --
5. Transgenic creationism: my perfect monster --
pt. 3. The bioethics of birth --
6. Sharing our genome: the fabric of life --
7. Expressing our genome: intentional life --
8. Controlling our genome: unintentional life --
9. Respecting our genome: ending the crime.
Series Title: America in transition (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Responsibility: Martine Rothblatt.

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