Genetic Engineering

Genetic Engineering

by David M. Haugen

ISBN-10: 0737743670

ISBN-13: 9780737743678

Pub. Date: 02/06/2009

Publisher: Gale Group

This book is one volume of the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints Series developed by Greenhaven Press.  See more details below


This book is one volume of the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints Series developed by Greenhaven Press.

Product Details

Gale Group
Publication date:
Opposing Viewpoints Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? 11

Introduction 14

Chapter 1 Should Genetic Engineering on Humans Be Permitted?

Chapter Preface 20

1 Human Genetic Engineering Will Prove Beneficial and Should Be Allowed Nick Bostrom 22

2 Human Genetic Engineering Is Risky and Should Be Stopped David King 33

3 Human Cloning Should Be Legalized Hugh McLachlan 41

4 Human Cloning Should Be Banned Wendy Wright 46

5 Human Embryos Destined for Discard Should Be Used for Research Bill Frist 53

6 Human Embryos Destined for Discard Should Not Be Used for Research George W. Bush 60

Periodical Bibliography 67

Chapter 2 Is Genetic Engineering Ethical?

Chapter Preface 69

1 Genetic Engineering Is Unethical Michael J. Sandel 71

2 Genetic Engineering Is Not Unethical David Koepsell 79

3 Human Cloning Is Unethical President's Council on Bioethics 94

4 Human Cloning Is Not Unethical Harry Binswanger 101

5 Genetically Engineered Food Poses Ethical Concerns Britt Bailey 106

Periodical Bibliography 114

Chapter 3 What Is the Impact of Genetically Engineered Foods?

Chapter Preface 116

1 Genetically Modified Foods Are Safe Karri Hammerstrom 118

2 The Safeness of Genetically Modified Foods Is Unproven Union of Concerned Scientists 128

3 Genetically Modified Crops Can Help End World Hunger Gregory Conko C.S. Prakash 138

4 Genetically Modified Crops Will Not End World Hunger Carl F. Jordan 150

5 Cloned Animals Should Not Be Used for Food Joseph Mendelson III 160

6 Cloned Animals Are Safe to Use for Food Siobhan DeLancey Larisa Rudenko John Matheson 170

Periodical Bibliography 181

Chapter 4 How Should Genetic Engineering Technology Be Regulated?

Chapter Preface 183

1 GenePatenting Should Be Allowed Geoffrey M. Karny 185

2 Gene Patenting Should Be Banned Xavier Becerra 193

3 Genetically Modified Foods Should Be Labeled Megan Tady 201

4 Genetically Modified Foods Should Not Be Labeled Eli Kintisch 206

Periodical Bibliography 213

For Further Discussion 214

Organizations to Contact 218

Bibliography of Books 224

Index 228

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