Human Nature And Public Policy

Author: Albert Somit
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781403962850
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Arguing for an evolutionary perspective, this text directly challenges the standard social science model (SSSM) on which public policy has often been based.

Introduction To Risk Calculation In Genetic Counseling

Author: Ian D. Young
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199748303
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In this new edition, Dr. Young has pruned redundancies and extensively updated the concepts in each of the 10 chapters, and he has included more working examples, a popular feature of the book.

Conceptualizing Technological Change

Author: Govindan Parayil
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742520042
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In this original and thoughtful book, Govindan Parayil draws together current scholarship from disciplines ranging from history to economics to sociology as he develops a cohesive theory of technological change.

Science Technology And Society

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Proprietary interest and technical competition have become the criteria for
selection of research priorities. Efforts to negotiate these proprietary disputes are
hindered, Nelkin contends, by the "oblquitous tendency" of all parties to justify
their claims in the rhetoric of "rights." U.S. CONGRESS. OFFICE OF
TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT. HUMAN GENE THERAPY -BACKGROUND
PAPER. WASHINGTON, D.C: GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE ."DECEMBER
1984. 105 P. $5.50.

Science Technology Society

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Proprietary interest and technical competition have become the criteria for
jsartlnn of research priorities. Efforts to negotiate these proprietary disputes are
hindered, Nelkin contends, by the "obiquitous tendency" of all parties to justify
their claims in the rhetoric of "rights." U.S. CONGRESS. OFFICE OF
TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT. HUMAN GENE THERAPY— BACKGROUND
PAPER. WASHINGTON. D.C: government printing office. December mm. iosp.
$5.5o. OTA-BP-BA-32.

Health Technology Assessment In Europe

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Given this broad context, HTA is not defined by a set of methods, but by its
intention. A technical assessment of a pharmaceutical or medical device carried
out by a programme as a part of a regulatory decision can be considered HTA.
Likewise, an ethical analysis concerning gene therapy done to clarify its
implications before deciding whether or not to provide it can be considered a
HTA. The most frequent activity in HTA is a synthesis or systematic review of
available information, ...

Action Ability And Health

Author: L.Y Nordenfelt
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780792362067
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This book is a contribution to the general philosophy of action and the philosophy of welfare.