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Genetics, society, and decisions

by Richard V. Kowles

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Published by C.E. Merrill Pub. Co. in Columbus .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetics -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard V. Kowles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH438.7 .K69 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 579 p. :
    Number of Pages579
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2873225M
    ISBN 100675203740
    LC Control Number84062585

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Genetics, Society, and Decisions by Richard V. Kowles (Author)Cited by: 2. @article{osti_, title = {Genetics, society, and decisions}, author = {Kowles, R.V.}, abstractNote = {This book provides a conceptual understanding of the biology of genes and also gives current events and controversies in the field.

Basic transmission genetics, molecular genetics, and population genetics are covered, with additional discussions relating to such topics as agriculture, aging, forensic.

Michael Cummings is the author and coauthor of a number of widely used college society, including BIOLOGY: SCIENCE AND LIFE; CONCEPTS OF GENETICS; GENETICS: A MOLECULAR PERSPECTIVE; ESSENTIALS OF GENETICS; HUMAN HEREDITY; and HUMAN GENETICS AND SOCIETY/5(16).

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Human Genes and Genomes Science, Health, Society. Book • Authors: the molecule of heredity, waves of discoveries have made genetics the most thrilling field in the sciences. The study of genes and genomics today explores all aspects of the life with relevance in the lab, in the doctor’s office, in the courtroom and even in social.

Human biology Extremely student-friendly and completely relevant, "Human Genetics and Society, 1e, International Edition" makes the basic concepts and processes of genetics real by addressing issues that relate directly to your life, enabling you to make informed decisions.

HUMAN GENETICS AND SOCIETY is an engaging text that demonstrates the relevance of genetics with an integrated case-based approach. Written for non-science majors, it shows the importance of genetics by placing concepts within real-life Price: $ Just as the genie escaped from the bottle, the gene is now out of the test tube, and we cannot put it back.

(Lenaghan ) This is a book about contemporary developments in the scientific understanding of genetics, and the ways in which these developments are transforming the possible relations between humans and their natural environment. The Genetics Society is a British learned was founded by William Bateson and Edith Rebecca Saunders in and celebrates its centenary year in It is therefore is one of the oldest learned societies devoted to membership of over consists of most of the UK's active professional geneticists, including researchers, teachers and on: London, WC1, United Kingdom.

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comments and book.Health is determined by several factors including genetic inheritance, personal behaviors, access to quality health care, and the general external environment (such as the quality of air, water, and housing conditions).

In addition, a growing body of research has documented associations between social and cultural factors and health (Berkman and Kawachi, ; Marmot and Wilkinson, ).Cited by: 6.Genetics is the study of genes, heredity, and variation in living is generally considered a field of biology, but it intersects frequently with many of the life sciences and is strongly linked with the study of information systems.