Medical Ethics Products

  • Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, Cases and Controversies

    Edited by Sandy Montañola, Aurélie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Ethics and Sport

  • Global Bioethics

    An introduction

    By Henk ten Have

    The panorama of bioethical problems is different today. Patients travel to Thailand for fast surgery; commercial surrogate mothers in India deliver babies to parents in rich countries; organs, body parts and tissues are trafficked from East to Western Europe; physicians and nurses migrating from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10 

  • The Umbilical Cord Blood Controversies in Medical Law

    By Karen Devine

    This book explores the legal and ethical dilemmas that arise from the procurement, storage and use of stem cells derived from the umbilical cord of new-born infants. Karen Devine traces the emergence of umbilical cord blood (UCB) as a biological resource of potential therapeutic value, and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-27 
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies

    Edited by Erik Malmqvist, Kristin Zeiler

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovation

    By Sarah Devaney

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients’ windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Sport, Medicine, Ethics

    Edited by Mike McNamee

    The ethics of sports medicine is an important emerging area within biomedical ethics. The professionalization of medical support services in sport and continuing debates around issues such as performance-enhancing technologies or the health and welfare of athletes mean that all practitioners in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18

  • Care Ethics

    New Theories and Applications

    Edited by Christine M. Koggel, Joan Orme

    The ethic of care has developed to become a body of theory that has expanded from its roots in social psychology to many other disciplines in the social sciences as well as the humanities. This work on care has informed both theory and practice by generating complex accounts of care ethics for…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14

  • Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics

    By James Stacey Taylor

    Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics offers a highly distinctive and original approach to the metaphysics of death and applies this approach to contemporary debates in bioethics that address end-of-life and post-mortem issues. Taylor defends the controversial Epicurean view that death is not a…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Human Dignity in Bioethics

    From Worldviews to the Public Square

    Edited by Stephen Dilley, Nathan J. Palpant

    Human Dignity in Bioethics brings together a collection of essays that rigorously examine the concept of human dignity from its metaphysical foundations to its polemical deployment in bioethical controversies. The volume falls into three parts, beginning with meta-level perspectives and moving to…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Risky Genes

    Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity

    By Jessica Mozersky

    Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations in the high-risk breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. So what does it mean to be told you have an increased risk of genetic breast cancer because you are of Ashkenazi Jewish origin? In a time of ever-increasing…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Genetics and Society

  • Text, Cases & Materials on Medical Law and Ethics

    5th Edition

    By Marc Stauch, Kay Wheat

    Text, Cases and Materials on Medical Law and Ethics presents a valuable collection of materials relating to often controversial areas of the law. Comprising extracts from statutes, cases and scholarly articles alongside expert author commentary and guidance which signposts the key issues and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-13

  • Beginning Medical Law

    By Claudia Carr

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Medical Law is all about, Beginning Medical Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you…

    Paperback – 2015-02-16
    Beginning the Law

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