On the Inseparability of Gender Eugenics, Ethics, and Public Policy: An Israeli Perspective

  title={On the Inseparability of Gender Eugenics, Ethics, and Public Policy: An Israeli Perspective},
  author={Miriam Ethel Bentwich},
  journal={The American Journal of Bioethics},
  pages={43 - 45}
  • M. Bentwich
  • Published 11 September 2013
  • Political Science
  • The American Journal of Bioethics
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