The Governance of Genetic Information: Who Decides?

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Widdows, Heather & Caroline Mullen, eds. The Governance of Genetic Information: Who Decides? New York, N.Y.: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

This volume maps the areas of ethical concern in the debate regarding the governance of genetic information, and suggests alternative ethical frameworks and models of regulation in order to inform its restructuring. Genetic governance is at the heart of medical and scientific developments, and is connected to global exploitation, issues of commodification, commercialization and ownership, the concepts of property and intellectual...

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