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Author Steinberg, Deborah Lynn.

Title Bodies in glass : genetics, eugenics, embryo ethics / Deborah Lynn Steinberg
Published Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1997


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Description ix, 224 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Pt. I. The agency of invention. 1. Writing recombinant bodies: the professional genea/logics of IVF. 2. Defensive elites and definitive practices: modeling medical scientific (self-)regulation -- Pt. II. Genea/logical trajectories: the ethos of screening. 3. Selective rationalities and the politics of patient screening. 4. Genetic genea/logics: the apologetics of preimplantation diagnosis -- Pt. III. Medico-legal genea/logics. 5. Authoria/logical contests: law, medicine and the voice of authority. 6. Rewriting recombinant bodies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-218) and index
Subject Eugenics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Human reproductive technology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Medical genetics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
LC no. 96008351
ISBN 071904667X
0719046688 (paperback)