Book ID: CBB000071416

Are genes us? The social consequences of the new genetics (1994)


Cranor, Carl F. (Editor)

Rutgers University Press

Publication Date: 1994
Physical Details: vii + 271 pp.; notes; bibl.; index

Description Contents: Deaven, Larry L.: Mapping and sequencing the human genome. Weiner, Charles: Anticipating the consequences of genetic engineering: Past, present, and future. Doyle, Richard: Vital language. Griesemer, James R.: Tools for talking: Human nature, Weismannism, and the interpretation of genetic information. Keller, Evelyn Fox: Master molecules. Lloyd, Elisabeth A.: Normality and variation: The Human Genome Project and the ideal human type. Limoges, Camille: Errare humanum est: Do genetic errors have a future? Cranor, Carl F.: Genetic causation. Paul, Diane B.: Eugenic anxieties, social realities, and political choices. Kavka, Gregory S.: Upside risks: Social consequences of beneficial biotechnology. Thompson, William C.: When science enters the courtroom: The DNA-typing controversy. Yesley, Michael S.: A selective bibliography on ethical, legal, and social implications of the Human Genome Project.

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Authors & Contributors
Balmer, Brian
Davis, Joel
Lesney, Mark S.
Smocovitis, Vassiliki Betty
Waldholz, Michael
Bishop, Jerry E.
Perspectives on Science
Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology
Agriculture and Human Values
Social Studies of Science
Soc. Phil. Policy
Simon & Schuster
Harwood Academic Publishers
New York Review Books
University of Chicago Press
Basic Books
Human genetics
Molecular biology
Venter, J. Craig
Time Periods
20th century, late
20th century
21st century
19th century
British Isles
North America: United States; Canada
United States
Human Genome Project
Census of Marine Life (1999-2009)

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