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Stocking the genetic supermarket: Reproductive genetic technologies and collective action problems

Gyngell, Christopher; Douglas, Thomas


Reproductive genetic technologies (RGTs) allow parents to decide whether their future children will have or lack certain genetic predispositions. A popular model that has been proposed for regulating access to RGTs is the 'genetic supermarket'. In the genetic supermarket, parents are free to make decisions about which genes to select for their children with little state interference. One possible consequence of the genetic supermarket is that collective action problems will arise: if rational...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Bioethics
DOI: 10.1111/bioe.12098


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