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Wertz, Dorothy C.; Fletcher, John C.
Dorothy Wertz and John Fletcher pioneered the first international study of ethical and social issues in genetics in 18 nations. This book reports and discusses their second and more representative study in 36 nations. The survey focused on actual situations that occur in the practice of medical genetics, presented as case vignettes that can also be used in teaching and policy discussion. Among the issues discussed are privacy, prenatal diagnosis, patient autonomy, directiveness in counseling, sex selection, forensic DNA banking, "genetic discrimination," and "eugenics". This is Dorothy Wertz's final book, as she died in April, 2003. It is a one of a kind cross-cultural study of complex ethical issues in the uses of genetic information. No one else has attempted to look at the international aspects of medical genetics on such a broad scale. The results provide a resource for discussion both within and among nations. Much bioethical and policy discussion now occurs in an information vacuum. The survey showed that what people would do, and their reasons for doing it, differed considerably from what ethicists think they "should" do. Many will be surprised at the results, especially in nations where bioethical discussion is just beginning. "Genetics and Ethics in Global Perspective" is of interest to medical geneticists, genetic counselors, social scientists and anthropologists who study cross-cultural issues, bioethicists and bioethics centers and health policy makers.474pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1402028806
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Inventory #16794
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.45 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Wilson, Timothy
Intended as a general introduction to Italian Renaissance ceramics - each piece illustrated is chosen from amongst the finest and characteristic of the major centres of production including Florence, Siena and Urbino. The techniques and processes of Renaissance Maiolica are briefly discussed and the subject matter of each painted piece is related to the wider artistic culture of the time. 80pp.
Phaidon, 1989, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0714880698
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Inventory #6063
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Wilson, Graeme
540pp. N.B. Head of D/J spine creased.
Media Prima, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #28198
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Wilcox, Laird; George, John
The editors, both of whom are political scientists and avid quote-collectors, present the fruits of their collecting efforts in 15 subject areas, among them: civil liberties, fanatics and true believers, intolerance, mysticism and religion, public opinion and mass media, state power, utopianism etc.361pp.
Prometheus Books, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0879758678
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Inventory #17117
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Wright, Almroth E.
N.B. Corners of boards and head and tail of spine bumped. Several small closed tears to edges and corners of D/J with small amount of loss to head and tail of D/J spine and D/J corners. D/J has become slightly discoloured with age and faded. 69pp.
William Heinemann Ltd., 1941, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #28443
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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