The Moral, Social, and Commercial Imperatives of Genetic Testing and Screening

The Australian Case


ISBN: 978-1-4020-4618-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-4619-3 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Positioning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-24

      From Destiny to Freedom? On Human Nature and Liberal Eugenics in the Age of Genetic Manipulation

    3. Chapter

      Pages 25-52

      Diagnostic Knowledge in the Genetic Economy and Commerce

  3. The Australian Case

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

    2. Chapter

      Pages 55-70

      Body Talk: Genetic Screening as a Device of Crime Regulation

    3. Chapter

      Pages 71-93

      Genetic Testing and Human Genetic Databases

    4. Chapter

      Pages 95-124

      The Imperative of the "New Genetics": Challenges for Ethics, Law, and Social Policy

    5. Chapter

      Pages 125-163

      Insurance and Genetics: Regulating a Private Market in the Public Interest

    6. Chapter

      Pages 165-184

      The Social Imperative for Community Genetic Screening: An Australian Perspective

    7. Chapter

      Pages 185-199

      Genetically Transformed Healthcare: Healthy Children and Parents

    8. Chapter

      Pages 201-210

      The Australian Law Reform Inquiry into Genetic Commission Testing - A Worker's Perspective

    9. Chapter

      Pages 211-220

      Genetic Information and the Australian Labour Movement

    10. Chapter

      Pages 221-236

      Protecting the Vulnerable: Genetic Testing and Screening for Parentage, Immigration, and Aboriginality

    11. Chapter

      Pages 237-245

      Essentially Whose? Genetic Testing and the Ownership of Genetic Information

  4. Future Perspective

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 248-248

    2. Chapter

      Pages 249-255

      Self-Knowledge and Self-Care in the Age of Genetic Manipulation

  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 258-258

    2. Chapter

      Pages 257-261


  6. Back Matter

    Pages 265-270