HUMAN GENETIC INFORMATION: SCIENCE, LAW AND ETHICS
New York: Wiley, 1990. 211 p.
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Book notes: recent works on the promise and peril of genetic engineering [review of "Ageless bodies, happy souls: biotechnology and the pursuit of perfection," The New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology and Society 2003 Spring; (1): 9-28; Engineering and the Human Germline: An Exploration of the Science and Ethics of Altering the Genes We Pass to Our Children, edited by Gregory Stock and John Campbell; Brave New Worlds: Staying Human in the Genetic Future, by Bryan Appleyard; and Exploding the Gene Myth: How Genetic Information Is Produced and Manipulated by Scientists, Physicians, Employers, Insurance Companies, Educators, and Law Enforcers, by Ruth Hubbard and Elijah Wald] Jersild, Paul (2003-09)
An act to amend the Human Rights Act of 1977 to prohibit employment discrimination based on genetic information; to prohibit an employer, employment agency, or labor organization from requesting or requiring a genetic test of, or administering a genetic test to, an employee or applicant for employment or membership; to prohibit an employer, employment agency, or labor organization from seeking to obtain, obtaining, or using genetic information of an employee or applicant for employment; to provide an exemption that allows the use of genetic testing or information with the written and informed consent of the employee or applicant for employment to determine the existence of a bona fide occupational qualification, investigate a workers' compensation or disability compensation claim, or determine an employee's susceptibility or exposure to potentially toxic substances in the workplace; to prohibit health benefit plans and health insurers from using genetic information as a condition of eligibility or in setting District of Columbia. Laws, statutes, etc. (2005-01-03)
Growing Concerns [review of THE LIVES TO COME: THE GENETIC REVOLUTION AND HUMAN POSSIBILITIES by Philip Kitcher; DOUBLE- EDGED SWORD: THE PROMISES AND RISKS OF THE GENETIC REVOLUTION by Karl A. Drlica; IMPROVING NATURE? THE SCIENCE AND ETHICS OF GENETIC ENGINEERING by Michael J. Reiss and Roger Straughan] Conrad, Peter (1996-11-15)