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Stem Cell Research and Cloning
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Alan Marzilli, M.A., J.D.
  • From the Series: Point/Counterpoint
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9
  • ISBN-10: 0791092305
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-9230-9
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 11/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 174.2
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 144

Summary

Stem Cell Research and Cloning delves into the issues surrounding one of the most controversial scientific practices of our day. While many people believe that scientific research involving stem cells will advance medical knowledge, others argue that the use of embryonic stem cells objectifies or even destroys potential human life. This book explores the legal and political ramifications of the debate, including federal funding for stem cell research, privately funded research, and the government's role in limiting scientific inquiry.

Specifications

Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Elements of the argument. Appendix. Resources. Sidebars. Notes. Index.

About the Author(s)

Alan Marzilli is an independent consultant working on several ongoing projects for state and federal government agencies and nonprofit organizations. He has spoken about mental health issues in 30 states; his work includes training mental health administrators, nonprofit management and staff, and people with mental illnesses and their families on a wide variety of topics. He has written several handbooks and training curricula that are used nationally. He is the author of numerous Chelsea House titles as well as consulting editor for the Point/Counterpoint series. He obtained his J.D. at Georgetown University.

Reviews and Awards

“…the science is accurate, and the ethical arguments give voice to all sides.”
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