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Title Genomics in Asia : a clash of bioethical interests? / edited by Margaret Sleeboom
Published London : Kegan Paul International, 2004


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 MELB  572.86 Sle/Gia  AVAILABLE
Description 321 pages ; 24 cm
Series Studies in anthropology, economy and society
Studies in anthropology, economy and society.
Contents 1. Introduction -- I. Religious Perspectives -- 2. Ethical Issues: An Islamic Perspective -- 3. Impact of Modern Genetics: A Sikh Perspective -- 4. Hindu Bioethics, the Concept of Dharma and Female Infanticide in India -- 6. Implications of Japanese Religions in the Genomic Age: A Survey on Attitudes Towards Life and Death Within Shinto, Buddhist and Christian Groups -- II. Cultural and Philosophical Perspectives -- 7. Genome, Artificial Evolution and Global Community --8. Biotechnology and Responsibility to Future Generations: A Confucian Perspective -- 9. Respecting Nature and Using Human Intelligence: Elements of a Confucian Bioethics -- 10. Cross-Cultural Approaches to the Philosophy of Life in the Contemporary World: From Bioethics to Life Studies -- 11. A Philosophical Meditation on Genomics --
III. Genomics and Practices in Asia -- 12. Bioethics and Medical Genetics in Japan -- 13. Attitudes Towards Biotechnology and Bioethics in the Philippines: A Pilot Study -- 14. Chinese "Eugenics" Definition, Practice and Cultural Values -- 15. Genomics, Health and Society: A View from the South
Notes Selected conference papers
Bibliography : p. 315-316
Bibliography Includes bibliographies
Subject Genomics -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Asia -- Congresses.
Genomics -- Asia -- Congresses.
Genomics -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Sleeboom-Faulkner, Margaret, 1961-
ISBN 0710309430