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The Book of Life: A Personal and Ethical Guide to Race, Normality and the Human Gene Study

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Book News Annotation:

Reprint of Genetic Maps and Human Imaginations, 1998.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

"This is an exciting book. Its plea that genetic theory be integrated into social thought-rather than the other way around-is wonderfully lucid and well informed. A pleasure to read." --Vivian Gornick, author of The End of the Novel of Love

About the Author

Barbara Katz Rothman is a professor of sociology at the City University of New York. Her previous books include The Book of Life (Beacon / 0451-0 / $16.00 pb), Recreating Motherhood, The Tentative Pregnancy, and In Labor. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and the youngest of their three children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807004517
Author:
Rothman, Barbara Katz
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Business Ethics
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Genetics
Subject:
Human genetics
Subject:
Human beings
Subject:
Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Human genetics -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Human genome project
Subject:
Biology-Genetics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
106-478
Publication Date:
April 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.5 x .55 in .7 lb

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