The Ethics of Genetic Commerce

Book Name : The Ethics of Genetic Commerce

By by Robert W. Kolb

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Our rapidly expanding genetic knowledge today points toward a near future in which the elements of humanity closest to our moral core may themselves be produced, manipulated, commodified, and exchanged. Explores the moral and ethical concerns derived from an increasing knowledge of genetics and the variety of its commercial applications A major contribution to the emerging understanding of the role that ethics will play in genetic commerce Written by experts from the academic and corporate sector, with diverse backgrounds in business, social science, and philosophy Addresses a range of relevant issues, including genetic screening, the use of individual’s genetic information, the rise of genetically modified foods, patenting, pharmaceutical mergers and monopolization, and the implications of genetic testing on non-human mammals Wiley; April 2008 ISBN 9780470691670 Read online, or download in secure PDF format Title: The Ethics of Genetic Commerce Author: Robert W. Kolb (ed.) Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell Subject categories Business > Business Ethics Medicine > Ethics Technology > Food Industry & Science Medicine > Genetics Economics > Industries. Land use. Labor > Special industries and trades > Miscellaneous industries and trades Social Sciences Social Science > Sociology ISBNs 0470691670 9781405166980 9780470691670 About The Author Robert W. Kolb holds the Frank W. Considine Chair in Applied Ethics at Loyola University Chicago. He was formerly Assistant Dean for Business and Society (2003–2006) at the University of Colorado, and John S. and James L. Knight Professor of Finance at the University of Miami. He is author and co-author of numerous texts in finance, including Futures, Options, and Swaps, 5e (with James A. Overdahl, Blackwell, 2007) and Understanding Futures Markets, 6e (with James A. Overdahl, Blackwell, 2006).

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Business - Business Ethics Medicine - Ethics Technology - Food Industry & Science Medicine - Genetics Economics - Industries. Land use. Labor - Special industries and trades - Miscellaneous industries and trades Social Sciences Social Science - Sociology

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0470691670 - 9781405166980 - 9780470691670

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Robert W. Kolb holds the Frank W. Considine Chair in Applied Ethics at Loyola University Chicago. He was formerly Assistant Dean for Business and Society (2003–2006) at the University of Colorado, and John S. and James L. Knight Professor of Finance at the University of Miami. He is author and co-author of numerous texts in finance, including Futures, Options, and Swaps, 5e (with James A. Overdahl, Blackwell, 2007) and Understanding Futures Markets, 6e (with James A. Overdahl, Blackwell, 2006).

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Wiley-Blackwell