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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 ($ 21.60 approx. - € 19.08 approx.)
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Herman, John
Sir Eric Phipps was British Ambassador in Berlin (1933-37) and at Paris (1937-39) - two key ambassadorships which spanned the crucial period between Hitler's advent to power and the outbreak of the Second World War. This book explains the striking contrast between his reputation as a staunch anti-Nazi and an 'anti-appeaser' in Berlin, and as a 'defeatist-appeaser' in Paris. 276pp. N.B. Slight crease to front D/J.
Sussex Academic Press, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1902210042
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Inventory #28040
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 30.00 approx. - € 26.50 approx.)
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Stanyer, James
This book examines the relationship between the media and party political conferences. 206pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 190221076X
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Inventory #23925
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.00 approx. - € 10.60 approx.)
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Edited By Bengt-Pedersen,Carsten and Thomassen,Niels
The 20th century has seen numerous critiques of metaphysics rooted either in the scientific- technological project, in the historization of man, or in modern forms of enlightenment. The theme of the 19 philosophical essays in this volume is the metaphysical questions about man and nature and the relationship between them as these questions emereg in the human lifeworld beyond the critique of metaphysics of the 20th century. Internordic Philosophy Symposium 1995 Odense University.345pp.
Odense University Press, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8778383110
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Inventory #15572
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Frank, Erich
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. People's Bookshop sticker to front paste down. Corners and head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Rubbing and chipping to corners and edges of D/J with some loss. 209pp.
Oxford University Press, 1945, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Poor/Good/Price Clipped. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29205
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 11.40 approx. - € 10.07 approx.)
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