9780275979645

The Naked Clone: How Cloning Bans Threaten Our Personal Rights

John Charles Kunich

ISBN 10: 0275979644 / 0-275-97964-4
ISBN 13: 9780275979645
Publisher: Praeger
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Hardcover
Editorial Reviews for this title:
Synopsis:

Banning therapeutic and reproductive cloning jeopardizes more than cloning itself. The constitutional principles intertwined with cloning embrace such vital liberties as personal autonomy, privacy, reproduction, and freedom of expression. Properly understood, cloning is essentially the same as other forms of assisted reproduction. Procrustean bans on cloning implicate and indirectly threaten numerous key personal interests, including abortion, in vitro fertilization, same-sex adoption, and surrogacy. A government allowed to preemptively isolate and censor medico-scientific research into cloning may be emboldened to shut down other forms of disfavored inquiry and expression as well.

Much of the animosity toward cloning is based on unfounded fear, science-fiction fantasy, moralistic bias, and slippery slope predictions, most of which is scientifically untenable or already illegal. Yet when people are cloned, they will in fact be less similar than identical twins; genetics aren't everything. Differing environments produce differing people, and human clones—distinct individuals—will be entitled to the same human rights and legal protections that have protected individuals for centuries. Kunich establishes the pressing need to evaluate cloning in a rational scientific and legal manner, before the extreme opposition sprouting from fear and misunderstanding, which has already led to several state laws, results in an unconstitutional federal ban.


Review:

Kunich establishes the pressing need to evaluate cloning in a rational scientific and legal manner, before unsound opposition results in an unconstitutional federal ban.

Book Description

Editorial reviews may belong to another edition of this title.
 

The Naked Clone: How Cloning Bans Threaten Our Personal Rights: Search Results

1.
The Naked Clone: How Cloning Bans Threaten Our Personal Rights (ISBN: 9780275979645)
John Charles Kunich
ISBN 10: 0275979644
ISBN 13: 9780275979645
Bookseller: LOOK AT A BOOK (Miamisburg, OH, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Hardcover. Book Condition: New. This copy is new and unread. Bookseller Inventory # 2YP84S00048J

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 7.74
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.74
Within U.S.A.
2.
The Naked Clone: How Cloning Bans Threaten Our Personal Rights (ISBN: 0275979644 / 0-275-97964-4)
John Charles Kunich
ISBN 10: 0275979644
ISBN 13: 9780275979645
Bookseller: ExtremelyReliable (Richmond, TX, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Praeger. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0275979644

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 16.43
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
3.
The Naked Clone: How Cloning Bans Threaten Our Personal Rights (ISBN: 0275979644 / 0-275-97964-4)
John Charles Kunich
ISBN 10: 0275979644
ISBN 13: 9780275979645
Bookseller: Revaluation Books (Exeter, DEV, United Kingdom)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 2

Book Description: Praeger Pub Text, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 192 pages. 9.50x6.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0275979644

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 89.76
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 9.95
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
View All Listings for this Book