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New choices: genomics, freedom, and morality

van Hees, Martin and Anand, Paul (2003). New choices: genomics, freedom, and morality. Social Theory and Practice, 29(4) pp. 607–630.

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Abstract

Examines and discusses the effects of genomics, focusing on the area of genetic testing and screening, on human freedom. Concepts of genetic testing and genetic screening; Definitions of freedom; Analysis of the opportunity concept of freedom and whether the availability of genetic tests expand choice options; Processes by which options are selected.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0037-802X
Keywords: Choice (Psychology); democracy; genetics; molecular genetics; genomics
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Economics
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 4436
Depositing User: Users 13 not found.
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:51
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/4436
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