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The End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproduction

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674984011

Publication Date: 04/09/2018

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400 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction: Changes
  • I. The Science
    • 1. Cells, Chromosomes, DNA, Genomes, and Genes
    • 2. Reproduction: In General and in Humans
    • 3. Infertility and Assisted Reproduction
    • 4. Genetics
    • 5. Genetic Testing
    • 6. Stem Cells
  • First Interlude—Easy PGD: The Possibilities
  • II. The Pathway
    • 7. Genetic Analysis
    • 8. Making Gametes
    • 9. Research Investment, Industry, Medical Professionals, and Health Care Financing
    • 10. Legal Factors
    • 11. Politics
    • 12. Some Other Possible Uses of New Technologies in Reproduction
  • Second Interlude—Easy PGD: The Future
  • III. The Implications
    • 13. Safety
    • 14. Family Relationships
    • 15. Fairness, Justice, and Equality
    • 16. Coercion
    • 17. Just Plain Wrong
    • 18. Enforcement and Implementation
  • Conclusion: Choices
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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