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Genetics and Society An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0335207359

ISBN-13: 9780335207350

Edition: 2002

Authors: Ikhide Pilnick

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Description:

In this discussion of contemporary developments in the scientific understanding of genetics the author encourages the reader to critically examine the range of social issues that relate to genetic science and practice.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 5/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

List of figures
Acknowledgements
Introduction
A very brief introduction to genetics
'Good' genes and 'bad' genes: a historical perspective
Genetics and behaviour
Antenatal screening and testing
Genetic testing
The Human Genome Project, gene therapy and pharmacogenetics
Genetically modified foods
Cloning
Bioethics
The future of genetic research and development
Glossary of terms
References
Index