Cloning Bibliography



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)

  • Bonnicksen, Andrea L. Crafting a Cloning Policy: From Dolly to Stem Cells. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2002.
  • Macintosh, Kerry Lynn. Illegal Beings: Human Clones and the Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
  • MacKinnon, Barbara, ed. Human Cloning: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2000.



  • 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.


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