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Genomics and Democracy

Towards a 'Lingua Democratica' for the Public Debate on Genomics

Genomics and Democracy( )
Volume Editor: Derkx, Peter
Kunneman, Harry
Series title:Life Sciences, Ethics and Democracy Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Imprint:Brill / Rodopi
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $121.00
Book Description:

This book addresses the ethical and political questions flowing from the vastly increased possibilities to manipulate the genetic properties of organisms, including human beings. Due to the great complexity of the scientific fields involved, these questions are framed and answered mostly by scientific experts. But the new technological possibilities and social practices connected with genetic manipulation intrude into domains that for a long time have been the provenance of religious...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / General
Political Science / Human Rights
Political Science / Political Ideologies / Democracy
Science / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):0.624 x 0.897 x 0.367 Inches
Book Weight:1.481 Pounds

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