Cloning Bibliography

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The following sources do not necessarily reflect the Center's positions or values. These sources, however, are excellent resources for familiarizing oneself with all sides of the relevant issues.

Cloning (General) | Human Dignity and Rights | Public Policy | Articles


Cloning (General)

  • Andrews, Lori B. “Cloning Human Beings: Responding to the National Bioethics Advisory Commission Report." Hastings Center Report 27.5 (1997): 18-20.
  • __________. “Is There a Right to Clone? Constitutional Challenges to Bans on Human Cloning.” Harvard Journal of Law & Technology 11 (1998): 643-681.
  • Agar, Nicholas. Perfect Copy: Unravelling the Cloning Debate. Cambridge: Icon, 2002.
  • Bevington, Linda K., Ray Bohlin, Gary Stewart, John Frederic Kilner, and C. Christopher Hook. Basic Questions on Genetics, Stem Cell Research, and Cloning: Are These Technologies Okay to Use? BioBasics Series. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2004.***
  • Brimah, Josephus. The Ethics of Human Cloning: A Critical Analysis. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2010.
  • Cole-Turner, Ronald, ed. Human Cloning: Religious Responses. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1997.
  • Cosper, John. The Shell Collector. Scotts Valley, CA: CreateSpace, 2004. (Fiction)
  • Curan, Brendan. A Terrible Beauty is Born: Clones, Genes and the Future of Mankind. New York: Taylor & Francis, 2003.
  • Haran, Joan, Jenny Kitzinger, Maureen McNeil, and Kate O’Riordan. Human Cloning in the Media: From Science Fiction to Science Practice. Reprint ed. London: Routledge Press, 2014.
  • Harris, John. On Cloning. London: Routledge, 2004.
  • Heinberg, Richard. Cloning the Buddha: The Moral Impact of Biotechnology. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books, 1999.
  • Highfield, Roger and Ian Wilmut. After Dolly: The Promise and Perils of Cloning. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, Ltd., 2006.
  • Humber, James M., and Robert Almeder, eds. Human Cloning. Totowa, NJ: Humana, 1998.
  • Jones, Gareth D., and Mary Byrne, ed. Stem Cell Research and Cloning: Contemporary Challenges to Our Humanity. Hindmarsh, SA, Australia: Australasian Theological Forum, 2005.
  • Kass, Leon R., and James Q. Wilson. The Ethics of Human Cloning. Washington, DC: AEI, 1998.
  • Kilner, John Frederic, and C. Ben Mitchell. Does God Need Our Help? Cloning, Assisted Suicide, & Other Challenges in Bioethics. Wheaton: Tyndale House Publishers, 2003.
  • Klotzko, Arlene J. A Clone of Your Own? The Science and Ethics of Cloning. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.
  • Langwith, Jacqueline. Cloning. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2012.
  • Levine, Aaron D. Cloning: A Beginner’s Guide. Oxford, England: Oneworld Publications, 2007.
  • Lim, Hwa A. Multiplicity Yours: Cloning, Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine. Singapore: World Scientific, 2006.
  • Macintosh, Kerry Lynn. Human Cloning: Four Fallacies and their Legal Consequences. Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  • Maienschein, Jane. Whose View of Life? Embryos, Cloning, and Stem Cells. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005.
  • Marzili, Alan. Stem Cell Research and Cloning. New York: Chelsea House, 2006.
  • McGee, Glenn, ed. Pragmatic Bioethics. 2nd ed. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003.
  • Milgram, Arthur J. and M. L. Rantala, eds. Cloning: For and Against, Vol. 3. Peru, IL: Carus Publishing Company, 1999.
  • Morgan, Sally. Body Doubles: Cloning Plants and Animals. 2nd ed. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Library, 2009.
  • National Bioethics Advisory Commission. Cloning Human Beings. Vol. I, Report and Recommendations, and Vol. II, Commissioned Papers. Rockville, Maryland: NBAC, 1997.
  • Newton, David E. Cloning: A Reference Handbook. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2015.
  • Nussbaum, Martha C., and Cass R. Sunstein, eds. Clones and Clones: Facts and Fantasies about Human Cloning. New York: W. W. Norton, 1998.
  • Pence, Gregory E. Cloning After Dolly: Who's Still Afraid? Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.
  • __________. Who's Afraid of Human Cloning? Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1998.
  • Rantala, M.L., and Arthur J. Milgram, eds. Cloning: For and Against. Chicago: Open Court, 1999.
  • Ruse, Michael, and Aryne Sheppard, eds. Cloning: Responsible Science or Technomadness? Amherst, NY: Prometheus, 2001.
  •  Shostak, Stanley. Becoming Immortal: Combining Cloning and Stem-Cell Therapy. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2002.
  • Silver, Lee M. Remaking Eden: How Genetic Engineering and Cloning Will Transform the American Family. New York: Avon, 1998.
  • Vorilhon, Claude, and Raëlian Foundation. Yes to Human Cloning: Eternal Life Thanks to Science. Vaduz, FL: Raelian Foundation, 2001.
  • Wilmut, Ian, and Roger Highfield. After Dolly: The Uses and Misuses of Human Cloning. New York: W. W. Norton, 2006.
  • Woestendiek, John. Dog, Inc.: The Uncanny Inside Story of Cloning Man’s Best Friend. Avery, 2010.
  • Woodward, John, ed. The Ethics of Human Cloning. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2004.

Out of Print:

  • Andrews, Lori B. The Clone Age: Adventures in the New World of Reproductive Technology. New York: Henry Holt, 1999.
  • Brannigan, Michael C., ed. Ethical Issues in Human Cloning: Cross-disciplinary Perspectives. New York: Chatham House, 2001.
  • Cohen, Daniel. Cloning. Brookfield, CT: Millbrook, 1998.
  • Dann, Jack, and Gardner R. Dozois, eds. Clones: Nine Tales of Genetic Engineering and Its Impact on Tomorrow. New York: Ace, 1997.
  • Dudley, William, ed. The Ethics of Human Cloning. San Diego: Greenhaven, 2001.
  • Gilbert, Scott F., Ann Tyler, and Emily Zackin. Bioethics and the New Embryology: Springboards for Debate. Sunderland, MA: Freeman and Sinauer Associates, 2005.
  • Goodnough, David. The Debate over Human Cloning: A Pro/Con Issue. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow, 2003.
  • Harris, John. Clones, Genes, and Immortality: Ethics and the Genetic Revolution. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
  • Haugen, David M. The Ethics of Cloning. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2009.
  • Kass, Leon R. Human Cloning and Human Dignity: The Report of the President's Council on Bioethics. New York: Public Affairs, 2002.
  • Kimbrell, Andrew. The Human Body Shop: The Cloning, Engineering, and Marketing of Life. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: Regnery, 1998.
  • Klotzko, Arlene J., ed. The Cloning Sourcebook. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
  • Kolata, Gina. Clone: The Road to Dolly, and the Path Ahead. New York: William Morrow, 1998.
  • Lauritzen, Paul, ed. Cloning and the Future of Human Embryo Research. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
  • Lester, Lane P., and James C. Hefley. Human Cloning: Playing God or Scientific Progress? Grand Rapids: Fleming H. Revell, 1998.
  • McGee, Glenn, ed. The Human Cloning Debate. 4th ed. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Hills, 2004.
  • Roetz, Heiner, ed. Cross-cultural Issues in Bioethics: The Example of Human Cloning. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2006.
  • Roleff, Tamara. Cloning. Greenhaven, 2005.
  • Stock, Gregory, and John Campbell, eds. Engineering the Human Germline: An Exploration of the Science and Ethics of Altering the Genes We Pass to Our Children. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
  • Willer, Roger, ed. Human Cloning: Papers from a Church Consultation. Chicago: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 2001.


Human Dignity and Rights

(See Human Dignity Bibliography for additional resources)

  • Burley, Justine, ed. The Genetic Revolution and Human Rights. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • Cole-Turner, Ronald, ed. Beyond Cloning: Religion and the Remaking of Humanity. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity, 2001.
  • Pence, Gregory E., ed. Flesh of My Flesh: The Ethics of Human Cloning. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1998.
  • President’s Council on Bioethics (U.S.). Human Cloning and Human Dignity: An Ethical Inquiry. Washington, DC: The President’s Council on Bioethics, 2002.
  • Voneky, Silja, and Rudiger Wolfrum, eds.  Human Dignity and Human Cloning. Boston: Brill Academic, 2004.
  • Waters, Brent and Ronald Cole-Turner, eds. God and the Embryo: Religious Voices on Stem Cells and Cloning. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2003.

Out of Print

  • Andrews, Lori B., and Dorothy Nelkin. Body Bazaar: The Market for Human Tissue in the Biotechnology Age. New York: Crown, 2001.


Public Policy

(See Public Policy Bibliography for additional resources)



  • Andrews, Lori B. “Cloning Human Beings: Responding to the National Bioethics Advisory Commission Report.” Hastings Center Report 27.5 (1997): 18-20.
  • __________. “Is There a Right to Clone? Constitutional Challenges to Bans on Human Cloning.” Harvard Journal of Law & Technology 11 (1998): 643-681.


***Designates Christian Resource



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