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Hamilton,Nigel
D/J extremities a little creased and chipped.140pp.
Lennard Publishing, 1987, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1852910062
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Inventory #23449
Price: £ 8.00 GBP ($ 10.56 approx. - € 9.28 approx.)
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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, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1402017685
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Inventory #14736
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 66.00 approx. - € 58.00 approx.)
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Van Horn, Susan Householder
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Slight fading to spine. 232pp.
New York University Press, 1988, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0814787592
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Inventory #25893
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Brandes, Donna
A second volume of games with a purpose, for groups of all kinds, from the co-author of the Gamesters' Handbook. 144pp. N.B. Edges and corners of covers and spine slightly rubbed.
Hutchinson, 1987, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0091590019
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Inventory #27638
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Weir, Allison
Previous owner's signature on ffep.Allison Weir sets forth a concept of identity which depends on an acceptance of nonidentity, difference, and connection to others, defined as a capacity to participate in a social world. Weir argues that the equation of identity with repression and domination links "relational feminists" like Nancy Chodorow, who equate self-identity with the repression of connection to others, and poststructuralist feminists like Judith Butler, who view any identity as a repression of nonidentity or difference. Weir traces this conception of identity as domination back to Simone de Beauvoir's theories of the relation of self and other.216pp.
Routledge, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415908639
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Inventory #25608
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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