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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95
This book makes a vital contribution to the understanding of ethics as the cornerstone of mindfulness-based practice, and will be of interest to all those involved in delivering mindfulness-based interventions, including psychologists, counselors, spiritual directors, occupational therapists, physicians, nurses, and educators. more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 28.99
Personalized healthcare?or what the award-winning author Donna Dickenson calls ?Me Medicine??is radically transforming our longstanding, ?one-size-fits-all? model. Technologies such as direct-to-consumer genetic testing, pharmacogenetics in cancer care, private umbilical cord blood banking, and neurocognitive enhancement claim to cater to an individual?s... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
This study argues that whilst ethical regulation of biomedical research in Africa and other developing countries has attracted global attention, legal liability issues, such as the application of common law rules and the development of legally enforceable regulations, have been neglected. It examines some of the major research scandals in Africa and... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 30.00
The implicit questions that inevitably underlie German bioethics are the same ones that have pervaded all of German public life for decades: How could the Holocaust have happened? And how can Germans make sure that it will never happen again? In Reasons of Conscience , Stefan Sperling considers the bioethical debates surrounding embryonic stem cell... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 17.49
See No Evil is based on the life story of a Jewish kid from the Bronx who, through his childhood defence of a bullied young boy, became a trusted friend and, later, physician to New York mafia dons, while simultaneously securing and maintaining a career as a high-flying surgeon at home among the city?s chattering classes. The doctor was forced to... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 34.95
A guide to the rapidly progressing Age of Biotechnology, Brutes or Angels provides basic information on a wide array of new technologies in the life sciences, along with the ethical issues raised by each. With stem cell research, Dolly the cloned sheep, in vitro fertilization, age retardation, and pharmaceutical mind enhancement, humankind is... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 84.99
Die inzwischen weit fortgeschrittenen Möglichkeiten der Analyse menschlichen Erbmaterials rufen einerseits Hoffnung und Erwartungen, andererseits eine diffuse Angst vor genetischem Determinismus und Reduktionismus hervor. Aber welches Wissen vermittelt ein Gentest überhaupt? Genetische Testergebnisse sind in hohem Maße interpretationsbedürftig.... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2013; US$ 39.95
Contemporary Catholic Health Care Ethics, Second Edition , integrates theology, methodology, and practical application into a detailed and practical examination of the bioethical issues that confront students, scholars, and practitioners. Noted bioethicists Gerard Magill, Henk ten Have, and David F. Kelly contribute diverse backgrounds and experience... more...