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Reproductive Technologies A Reader

ISBN-10: 0742531511

ISBN-13: 9780742531512

Edition: 2003

Authors: Thomas A. Shannon, David Adamson, Lori B. Andrews, Robert Boostanfar, Cynthia Ferre

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Over a decade ago, the field of bioethics was established in response to the increased control over the design of living organisms afforded by both medical genetics and biotechnology. As part of the Readings in Bioethics series, this volume collects critical essays by leading scholars on reproductive technologies, abortion, in vitro fertilization, prenatal diagnosis, and cloning. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/17/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Lori Andrews has been an adviser on genetic and reproductive technology to Congress, the World Health Organization, the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and several foreign nations including the emirate of Dubai and the French National Assembly. She is the author of nine books, including The Clone Age: Adventures in the New World of Reproductive Technology.A professor of law at Chicago-Kent College of Law, she is director of the Institute for Science, Law and Technology and Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago.

Acknowledgments
Editor's Introduction
Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the United States
Progress We Can Be Proud Of: U.S. Trends in Assisted Reproduction Over the First 20 Years
Reproductive Technologies: Ethical and Religious Issues
Sex Selection: Not Obviously Wrong
Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Infertility Treatment
Low and Very Low Birth Weight in Infants Conceived with Use of Assisted Reproductive Technology
Pregnancy in the Sixth Decade of Life: Obstetric Outcomes in Women of Advanced Reproductive Age
Reproductive Tourism as Moral Pluralism in Motion
What Are Families For? Getting to Ethics of Reproductive Technology
Mom, Dad, Clone: Implications for Reproductive Privacy
Cloned Child
Index
About the Editor