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The Perfect Baby By Glenn McGee

The Perfect Baby

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The Perfect Baby is the most popular introduction to ethical issues in genetics. This new edition has been updated to discuss and debate advances in high tech reproduction, genetic testing, gene therapy, human cloning, and stem cell research. It includes a new epilogue by cloning pioneer Ian Wilmut and Glenn McGee.

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The Perfect Baby: Parenthood in the New World of Cloning and Genetics by Glenn McGee

The Perfect Baby is the most popular introduction to ethical issues in genetics. This new edition has been updated to discuss and debate advances in high tech reproduction, genetic testing, gene therapy, human cloning, and stem cell research. It includes a new epilogue, by cloning pioneer Ian Wilmut and Glenn McGee.

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This is an interesting overview of some main issues raised by genetic technologies, and their likely effect on our society. * Bulletin of Medical Ethics *
The Perfect Baby . . . presents the choices we must now make in everyday life. . . . A stimulating and informative introduction with plain language. * Nature Medicine *
Glenn McGee has written a useful primer . . . for the application of genetic technologies to reproductive medicine. * The Philadelphia Inquirer *
An excellent text with keen insights and salient overview of key issues. -- Fr. David L. Danneker, Ph.D., Elizabethtown College

About Glenn McGee


Glenn McGee is assistant professor of bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Preface to the Second Edition Chapter 2 Preface to the First Edition Chapter 3 The Landscape of Genetic Technology Chapter 4 The Magic Answer? Hopes for Genetic Cures Chapter 5 Playing God? Fears about Genetic Engeneering Chapter 6 Debunking the Myths Chapter 7 Genetic Approaches to Family and Public Health Chapter 8 The Not-So-Deadly Sins of Genetic Enhancement Chapter 9 Epilogue : The Problem of Human Cloning Chapter 10 Notes Chapter 11 Bibliography

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GOR010093352
The Perfect Baby: Parenthood in the New World of Cloning and Genetics by Glenn McGee
Glenn McGee
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Rowman & Littlefield
2000-10-25
200
0847697592
9780847697595
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