Bioethics Products

  • Biotech Juggernaut

    Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience

    By Tina Stevens, Stuart Newman

     Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience relates the intensifying effort of bioentrepreneurs to apply genetic engineering technologies to the human species and to extend the commercial reach of synthetic biology or "extreme genetic engineering." In 1980…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge

  • Uncertain Bioethics

    Human Dignity and Moral Risk

    By Stephen Napier

    Bioethics is a field of inquiry and as such is fundamentally an epistemic discipline. Knowing how we make moral judgments can bring into relief why certain arguments on various bioethical issues appear plausible to one side and obviously false to the other. Uncertain Bioethics makes a significant…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Phenomenology of the Broken Body

    Edited by Espen Dahl, Cassandra Falke, Thor Eirik Eriksen

    Some fundamental aspects of the lived body only become evident when it breaks down through illness, weakness or pain. From a phenomenological point of view, various breakdowns are worth analyzing for their own sake, and discussing them also opens up overlooked dimensions of our bodily constitution.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Care Ethics and Social Structures in Medicine

    By Ruth E. Groenhout

    This book examines the central structures in medicine—medical knowledge, economics, technological innovation, and medical authority—from the perspective of an ethics of care. The author analyzes each of these structures in detail before considering the challenges they present to end of life care.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Moral Responsibility and Risk in Society

    Examples from Emerging Technologies, Public Health and Environment

    By Jessica Nihlén Fahlquist

    Risks, including health and technological, attract a lot of attention in modern societies, from individuals as well as policy-makers. Human beings have always had to deal with dangers, but contemporary societies conceptualise these dangers as risks, indicating that they are to some extent…

    Hardback – 2018-09-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Routledge Handbook of Genomics, Health and Society

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Sahra Gibbon, Barbara Prainsack, Stephen Hilgartner, Janelle Lamoreaux

    The Handbook provides an essential resource at the interface of Genomics, Health and Society, and forms a crucial research tool for both new students and established scholars across biomedicine and social sciences. Building from and extending the first Routledge Handbook of Genetics and Society,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    By Silvia Camporesi, Mike McNamee

    Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific evidence, this book offers an ethical critique of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Resisting Biopolitics

    Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies

    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė

    The topic of biopolitics is a timely one, and it has become increasingly important for scholars to reconsider how life is objectified, mobilized, and otherwise bound up in politics. This cutting-edge volume discusses the philosophical, social, and political notions of biopolitics, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals

    By Karen M. Morin

    Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals explores resonances across human and nonhuman carceral geographies. The work proposes an analysis of the carceral from a broader vantage point than has yet been done, developing a ‘trans-species carceral geography’ that includes spaces of nonhuman captivity,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Values and Vaccine Refusal

    Hard Questions in Ethics, Epistemology, and Health Care

    By Mark Navin

    Parents in the US and other societies are increasingly refusing to vaccinate their children, even though popular anti-vaccine myths – e.g. ‘vaccines cause autism’ – have been debunked. This book explains the epistemic and moral failures that lead some parents to refuse to vaccinate their children.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Bioethics

    Edited by John D. Arras, Elizabeth Fenton, Rebecca Kukla

    The Routledge Companion to Bioethics is a comprehensive reference guide to a wide range of contemporary concerns in bioethics.  The volume orients the reader in a changing landscape shaped by globalization, health disparities, and rapidly advancing technologies.  Bioethics has begun a turn toward a…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth

    Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing

    By Helen Watt

    The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth addresses the unique moral questions raised by pregnancy and its intimate bodily nature. From assisted reproduction to abortion and ‘vital conflict’ resolution to more everyday concerns of the pregnant woman, this book argues for pregnancy as a close…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

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