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- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
Strategies or decisions aimed at affecting, in a manner considered to be positive, the genetic heritage of a child in the context of human reproduction are increasingly being accepted in contemporary society. As a result, unnerving similarities between earlier selection ideology so central to the discredited eugenic regimes of the 20th century and... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 63.58
Das Buch analysiert die Versuche der Nationalsozialisten eine eigene moralische Ordnung in philosophischen, medizinethischen und ideologischen Texten zu begründen. Dabei zeigt Wolfgang Bialas, wie klassische moralische Denkfiguren durch die nationalsozialistische Rassenethik eines artgerechten Humanismus ideologisch umfunktioniert wurden. Gegenüber... more...
- Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 29.15
Natural childbirth and rooming-in; artificial insemination and in vitro fertilisation; sterilisation and abortion: women?s health and reproduction went through a revolution in the twentieth century as scientific advances confronted ethical and political dilemmas. In New Zealand, the major site for this revolution was National Women?s Hospital. Established... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
In this book, public health ethicist Daniel S. Goldberg sets out to characterize the subjective experience of pain and its undertreatment within the US medical establishment, and puts forward public policy recommendations for ameliorating the undertreatment of pain. The book begins from the position that the overwhelming focus on opioid analgesics... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 41.00
Kath Melia's new book on ethics works in the gap between nursing theory and practice. The chapters tackle the main theories which form the discussion on ethics, and include practical case examples, which bring these theories into the clinical context. These classic and everyday cases challenge the reader to critically reflect on his/her own experiences... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
In The Limits and Lies of Human Genetic Research , Jonathan Kaplan weighs in on the controversial subject of the roles genes play in determining aspects of physical and behavioral human variation. Limits and Lies makes the case that neither the information we have on genes, nor on the environment, is sufficient to explain the complex variations... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
Medical confidentiality has long been recognised as a core element of medical ethics, with areas currently under debate including the use of patient-identifiable data in research, information sharing across public services, and the implications of advances in genetics. Bringing fresh insights to oft-cited cases and demonstrating a better understanding... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 76.00
Examines the theoretical and practical implications of using criminal law as a tool for protecting public health. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 189.00
The outsourcing of clinical trials to Latin America by the transnational innovative pharmaceutical industry began about twenty years ago. Using archival information and field work in Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico and Peru, the authors discuss the regulatory contexts and the ethical dimensions of human experimentation in the region. More than... more...