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Djerassi, Carl - An Immaculate Misconception - 9781860942488 - V9781860942488
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An Immaculate Misconception

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Description for An Immaculate Misconception Paperback. This volume explores, through a dialogic format, the ethical and societal issues associated with the advances in the fields of contraceptive and assisted reproductive technologies. Num Pages: 152 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ABM; DD; MFKC; PDZ; PSAD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 163 x 8. Weight in Grams: 216.
One of the most challenging issues of the 21st century is the impending separation of sex (in bed) and reproduction (under the microscope) as a result of recent advances in contraception and assisted reproduction. Many of the ethical and societal issues associated with these new reproductive technologies, notably intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), are raised in an unusual format - namely in dialogic form - which is both entertaining and pedagogically informative.

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Imperial College Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
152
Condition
New
Number of Pages
152
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781860942488
SKU
V9781860942488
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99-1

Reviews for An Immaculate Misconception
Carl Djerassi's thoughtful new play ... a host of intriguing issues about medical ethics, parenthood, and the rights of child ... a welcome and successful experiment. The Times, London, 1999 Stunning new play ... Wears scholarship lightly, using wit and humor to smuggle in serious scientific ideas. The Economist, 1998 ... wry ... Read more

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