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Genes, women, equality / Mary Briody Mahowald.

  • Mahowald, Mary Briody.
Date
2000
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.

Physical description

xvii, 314 pages ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographic references and index

Contents

Ch. 1. A feminist standpoint for genetics -- Ch. 2. Women in genetics research -- Ch. 3. Women in clinical genetics -- Ch. 4. Gender justice in genetics -- Ch. 5. Allocation of genetic services and the feminization of poverty -- Ch. 6. Ethnicity, cultural differences, and sex selection -- Ch. 7. Genetic versus gestational ties to children -- Ch. 8. Disabilities, feminism, and caregiving -- Ch. 9. Cystic fibrosis and misattributed paternity -- Ch. 10. Sickle cell disease and carrier testing -- Ch. 11. Genetic testing for susceptibility to breast cancer -- Ch. 12. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis and abortion -- Ch. 13. Genomic alterations and women -- Ch. 14. Behavioral genetics and alcohol consumption in women -- Ch. 15. Employment, health insurance, and the public-private distinction -- Ch. 16. Human cloning, women, and parenthood.

Languages

  • English


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ISBN

  • 0195121104