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Contemporary Genetics


Allen, Garland E. "The Ideology of Elimination: American and German Eugenics, 1900–1945." In Medicine and Medical Ethics in Nazi Germany: Origins, Practices, Legacies, edited by Francis R. Nicosia and Jonathan Huener, 13–39. New York: Berghahn Books, 2002.

Goodman, Alan H., Deborah Heath and M. Susan Lindee. Genetic Nature/Culture: Anthropology and Science beyond the Two-Culture Divide. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.

Kevles, Daniel J. In the Name of Eugenics. New York: Knopf, 1985.

Maienschein, Jane. Whose View of Life? Embryos, Cloning and Stem Cells. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2003.

Paul, Diane B. Controlling Human Heredity, 1865 to the Present. Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1995.

Weir, Robert F., Susan C. Lawrence, and Evan Fales, eds. Genes and Human Self-Knowledge: Historical and Philosophical Reflections on Modern Genetics. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1994.

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Science EncyclopediaScience & Philosophy: Condensation to CoshContemporary Genetics - Eugenics And The Ethical Issues Of Selective Breeding (1900–1945), Dna, Genomics, And The New Ethical Dilemmas