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

  • ISBN-13: 9780737743678
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 2/6/2009
  • Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 240
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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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