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Genes and insurance : ethical, legal, and economic issues / Marcus Radetzki, Marian Radetzki, Niklas Juth.
- Radetzki, Marcus
About this work
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
viii, 170 pages ; 24 cm.
Introduction -- pt. I. Starting points. The terminology and possibilities of genetics ; Opportunities for insurers to use genetic information -- pt. II. Social, economic and legal aspects. Social insurance in the modern welfare state: emergence, maturity and partial dismantling ; International trade in personal insurance ; Prohibitions build on a consistent foundation? -- pt. III. Ethical Aspects. Ethical arguments for and against the right of insurance companies to genetic information -- pt. IV. Evaluation. Conclusions and policy implications.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-163) and index.
Where to find it
Location StatusMedical CollectionHG8771 2003R33g Open shelves