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
Richardson, Sarah S.
Brzović, Zdenka
Leitão, Henrique
Martynoga, Ben
Koenig, Barbara A.
Watson, James D.
Perspectives on Science
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Public Understanding of Science
Journal of the History of Biology
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
University of Chicago Press
Troubador Publishing
Lancaster University (UK)
Rutgers University Press
Human genetics
Molecular biology
Cloning of organisms
Archer, Luís J.
Venter, J. Craig
Time Periods
20th century, late
20th century
21st century
19th century
United States
British Isles
Human Genome Project
Census of Marine Life (1999-2009)
Jesuits (Society of Jesus)

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