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Politics in the Laboratory: The Constitution of Human Genomics

By: IH Carmen

University of Wisconsin Press

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #151632 | ISBN: 0299202100
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A close look at the ethical, legal, social, constitutional, and political implications of biological research. It addresses biopolicy and basic science - including cloning, embryonic stem cell reseach, and experimentation on the human germline - from the perspective of a political scientist.

A thoughtful, intriguing, and provocative analysis that should be widely read by decision-makers, biopolicy analysts, biologists, and social scientists - especially political scientists. - Gary R. Johnson, former editor of Politics and the Life Sciences"


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Biography

Ira H. Carmen is professor of political science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. From 1990 to 1994 he served as a member of the Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, the federal governmental agency that regulates genetic engineering experiments in the United States. He is the author of Cloning and the Constitution.

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