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The ethics of genetic commerce / edited by Robert W. Kolb.

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Subject: Genetic engineering industry.
Genetic engineering > Moral and ethical aspects.
Genetic screening.
Genetically modified foods.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780470692547
  • ISBN: 0470692545
  • ISBN: 9781405182126
  • ISBN: 1405182121
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 225 pages).
  • Publisher: Malden, MA ; Blackwell Pub., 2007.

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General Note: Papers originally presented at the Japha Symposium held in Boulder, Colorado, fall 2005, under auspices of Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Is a genetics screening program for job applicants ethical? : an analysis of the conditions necessary for requiring genetic screenings in the hiring process / Thomas Harter -- The business ethics of genetic screening / Duane Windsor -- Genetic commerce : the challenges for human resource management / Karen S. Markel and Lizabeth A. Barclay -- Geneticize me! : the case for direct-to-consumer genetic testing / Ronald Munson -- Proscription, prescription, or market process? : comments on genetic screening / Eugene Heath -- Transgenic organisms, the European Union, and the World Trade Organization / Dennis Cooley -- Commercialization of the agrarian ideal and arguments against the new "green revolution" : feeding the world with "frankenfoods"? / Johann A. Klaassen -- Corporate decisions about labeling genetically modified foods / Chris MacDonald and Melissa Whellams -- Moral imagination, stakeholder engagement, and genetically modified organisms / Denis G. Arnold -- Who owns my ideas about your body? / Asher Meir -- Pharmaceutical mergers and genetic technology / Michael Potts -- Stakeholder care theory : the case of genetic engineering and non-human mammals / Jamie R. Hendry -- Unresolved issues and further questions : Meir, Potts, and Hendry / Laura P. Hartman.
Summary: Our rapidly expanding genetic knowledge today points toward a near future in which the elements of humanity closest to our moral core may themselves be produced, manipulated, commodified, and exchanged. Explores the moral and ethical concerns derived from an increasing knowledge of genetics and the variety of its commercial applications A major contribution to the emerging understanding of the role that ethics will play in genetic commerce Written by experts from the academic and corporate sector, with diverse backgrounds in business, social science, and philosophy Addresses a range of relevan.
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