• The Mental Basis of Responsibility book cover

    The Mental Basis of Responsibility

    1st Edition

    By Walter Glannon

    This title was first published in 2002: This book is an analysis of the ways in which mental states ground attributions of responsibility to persons. Particular features of the book include: attention to the agent’s epistemic capacity for beliefs about the foreseeable consequences of actions and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice book cover

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Humanist Realism for Sociologists book cover

    Humanist Realism for Sociologists

    1st Edition

    By Terry Leahy

    Recent critiques treat humanism as a mistaken value framework. Indeed, the concept of human nature is in fact essential for sociology, but is often being denied at the same time as it appears without acknowledgement.While classic authors can show us how to connect an ethics with a concept of human…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Researching Patient Safety and Quality in Healthcare: A Nordic Perspective book cover

    Researching Patient Safety and Quality in Healthcare

    A Nordic Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karina Aase, Lene Schibevaag

    Researching Patient Safety and Quality in Health Care: A Nordic Perspective is an anthology based on contributions from leading researchers on quality and safety in healthcare in the Nordic countries together with four internationally renowned patient safety authors. Research on patient safety and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • A Question of Choice: Bioethical Reflections on a Spiritual Response to the Technological Imperative book cover

    A Question of Choice

    Bioethical Reflections on a Spiritual Response to the Technological Imperative, 1st Edition

    By Pamela McGrath

    First published in 1997, this book contributes to our understanding of the way our society responds to issues of death and dying. The trans-disciplinary research which informs this discussion is situated in the disciplines of bioethics and palliative care. Postmodern notions of discourse and power…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Individual Liberty and Medical Control book cover

    Individual Liberty and Medical Control

    1st Edition

    By Heta Häyry

    Published in 1998, this book addresses the moral, social and political problems emerging from the practice of healing and caring, biomedical research and the provision of health care services. The primary aim of many professional bioethicists is, of late, to solve as efficiently as possible, the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nurses Work: An Analysis of the UK Nursing Labour Market book cover

    Nurses Work

    An Analysis of the UK Nursing Labour Market, 1st Edition

    By James Buchan, Ian Seccombe, Gabrielle Smith

    First published in 1998, this volume emerged in the context of rapidly developing nursing and health care fields and features contributions on areas in the NHS and private nursing including nurses’ pay and education, the gender balance in the nursing labour market, working patterns, employment…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nursing Power and Social Judgement: An Interpretive Ethnography of a Hospital Ward book cover

    Nursing Power and Social Judgement

    An Interpretive Ethnography of a Hospital Ward, 1st Edition

    By Martin Johnson

    First published in 1997, this work makes a substantial reexamination of the social processes behind the labelling of patients in hospital care. Taking an interpretive perspective, the author analyzes the social construction of patient labels identifying strategies for and the consequences of giving…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reproducing Narrative: Gender, Reproduction and Law book cover

    Reproducing Narrative

    Gender, Reproduction and Law, 1st Edition

    By Michael Thomson

    First published in 1998, Reproducing Narrative sets out to interrogate a number of medico-legal reproductive discourses. Recognizing that these dialogues are heavily imprecated in broader social, political and economic discourses it is contended that responses to reproductive issues are influenced…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Laws: Another Copernican Revolution book cover

    The Philosophy of Mathematics and Natural Laws

    Another Copernican Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Noel Curran

    First published in 1997, this title is a sequel to Dr Noel Curran's first book The Logical Universe: The Real Universe (published by Ashgate under the Avebury imprint, 1994). The philosophy of mathematics in this book is based on ideas of Sir William Rowan Hamilton on the ordinal character of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Intersections: Women on Law, Medicine and Technology book cover

    Intersections: Women on Law, Medicine and Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kerry Petersen

    First published in 1997, this volume explores how we live in a society which is developing beyond human experience and comprehension – fast. Advances in technology and medicine are profoundly affecting the manner of human living from the beginning through to the end of life. These advances present…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Using the Bodies of the Dead: Legal, Ethical and Organisational Dimensions of Organ Transplantation book cover

    Using the Bodies of the Dead

    Legal, Ethical and Organisational Dimensions of Organ Transplantation, 1st Edition

    By Nora Machado

    First published in 1998, this unique, timely book applies sociological concepts and analysis to the study of organ transplantation and related medical phenomena. It provides comparisons between differing transplantation systems and examines the ethical issues of organ transplantation, organ…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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