A Life (Un)Worthy of Living: Reproductive Genetics in Israel by Yael Hashiloni-Dolev

By Yael Hashiloni-Dolev

in response to numerous empirical fabrics the examine unearths dramatic alterations among the best way that the German and Israeli societies deal with the query of a existence (un)worthy of residing: whereas in Germany, social, cultural, non secular and felony stipulations limit the choice of embryos in line with prenatal analysis, in Israel they strongly motivate it. a detailed comparative research of the ways in which those societies deal with the fragile stability among the standard and sanctity of lifestyles illuminates the talk round reproductive genetics in an unique and provocative manner. The research can also be leading edge in its use of up to date social conception in regards to the politics of lifestyles in comprehending the diversities among societies situated at contrary extremes of their adoption of reproductive genetics. It hence deals an unique cross-cultural dialogue bearing on present-day techno-medical manipulations of existence itself.

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