Genetic Privacy: A Challenge to Medico-Legal Norms [1ed.]0-511-01969-6, 0-521-66027-0

Author : Graeme Laurie
Description:The issue of rights to genetic information is considered in this study from the standpoint of individuals, their relatives, employers, insurers and the state. Graeme Laurie provides a concept of privacy and property rights for the person, and argues for stronger legal protection following new developments in genetics. This book will interest lawyers, philosophers and doctors concerned with genetic information and issues of privacy, as well as genetic counselors, researchers and policy makers worldwide for its practical position on dilemmas in modern genetic medicine.
Categories: Biology Genetics
Year :2002
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 362
File Info : pdf 4 Mb