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Author Cowan, Ruth Schwartz, 1941-

Title Heredity and hope : the case for genetic screening / Ruth Schwartz Cowan.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.042 C838h 2008    ---  Available
Description 292 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-276) and index.
Contents Beautiful inheritance : the many faces of eugenics -- A genealogical fallacy : the many faces of genetics -- The patient greatly wants to have children : the pronatalism of prenatal diagnosis -- No matter what! This has to stop! : communities that have accepted genetic screening -- Genetics and genocide : African American communities and sickle cell disease -- We have a very pragmatic church : mandating genetic screening on Cyprus.
Subject Genetic screening -- History.
Eugenics -- History.
Genetic Screening -- history.
Eugenics -- history.
History, 20th Century.
ISBN 0674024249 (alk. paper)
9780674024243 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101317046
NZ1 11680343
AU@ 000042234734
NLGGC 309986435

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