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Yael Hashiloni-Dolev - Life (Un)Worthy of Living - 9789048173136 - V9789048173136
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Life (Un)Worthy of Living

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Description for Life (Un)Worthy of Living Paperback. Series: International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine. Num Pages: 218 pages, biography. BIC Classification: MBDC; MFN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 343.

Based on a variety of empirical materials the study reveals dramatic differences between the way that the German and Israeli societies address the question of a life (un)worthy of living: while in Germany, social, cultural, religious and legal conditions restrict the selection of embryos based on prenatal diagnosis, in Israel they strongly encourage it.

A close comparative analysis of the ways that these two societies handle the delicate balance between the quality and sanctity of life illuminates the controversy around reproductive genetics in an original and provocative way. The study is also innovative in its use of contemporary social theory ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Number of pages
218
Condition
New
Series
International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine
Number of Pages
198
Place of Publication
Dordrecht, Netherlands
ISBN
9789048173136
SKU
V9789048173136
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-15

Reviews for Life (Un)Worthy of Living
From the reviews: "This is a unique and courageous book. Yael Hashiloni-Dolev studied the field of reproductive genetics in Israel and Germany, and found out that while in Germany social, cultural, legal and religious conditions restrict the selection of embryos based on prenatal diagnosis, it is strongly encouraged in Israel. This unexpected finding is brilliantly analyzed by the ... Read more

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