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Book of Life : A Personal and Ethical Guide to Race, Normality, and the Implications of the Human Genome Project - 01 edition

Book of Life : A Personal and Ethical Guide to Race, Normality, and the Implications of the Human Genome Project (ISBN10: 0807004510; ISBN13: 9780807004517)
ISBN13: 978-0807004517
ISBN10: 0807004510

Summary: The much heralded ''completion'' of the human genome project in the year 2000 raises urgent questions: Do we now have a map of who we are? How will we control the uses of the potentially healing but also likely destructive and highly marketable information genetics brings us? Using her own life as well as her research, Barbara Katz Rothman presents an impassioned defense for the theory that humans are not ''ready made from the factory'', as one recent popular book on genetics put it,
but social beings who grow, mature, and learn who they are.
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Summary: The much heralded ''completion'' of the human genome project in the year 2000 raises urgent questions: Do we now have a map of who we are? How will we control the uses of the potentially healing but also likely destructive and highly marketable information genetics brings us? Using her own life as well as her research, Barbara Katz Rothman presents an impassioned defense for the theory that humans are not ''ready made from the factory'', as one recent popular book on genetics put it, but social beings who grow, mature, and learn who they are. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 01
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Year Published: 2001
International: No

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