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Vol.10, No.3-4   October 1999 

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Behavioral Genetics

The Clash of Culture and Biology

In this volume, editors Ronald A. Carson (University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston) and Mark A. Rothstein (University of Houston) bring together well-known experts to address the cultural, legal, and biological underpinnings of behavioral genetics. Authors from the fields of genetics, ethics, neuroscience, psychiatry, sociology, and law discuss a broad range of topics. Throughout, they focus on two basic concerns: the quality of the science behind behavioral genetics claims and the need to formulate an appropriate, ethically defensible response when the science is valid. 1999, 224 pp., hardcover. [Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore (http://www.press.jhu.edu/books/title_pages/1201.html); also available through booksellers and electronic bookstores]

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