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Published by Humanities Press in Atlantic Highlands, NJ .
Written in English


  • Human reproductive technology -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Genetic engineering -- Moral and ethical aspects.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementElisabeth Beck-Gernsheim ; translated by Laimdota Mazzarins.
LC ClassificationsRG133.5
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21350887M
ISBN 100391038419, 0391038427

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