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Feminist, Queer, Crip

by Alison Kafer

In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory...

The Routledge Companion to Bioethics

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,...

Flesh and Blood

by Diane Blood

Diane Blood first hit the headlines in 1996 when she went to court to fight for the right to use her late husband's sperm to try for the child they had planned together before his sudden death from meningitis....

Routledge Handbook of Medical Law and Ethics

by Yann Joly & Bartha Maria Knoppers

This book explores the scope, application and role of medical law, regulatory norms and ethics, and addresses key challenges introduced by contemporary advances in biomedical research and healthcare. While mindful...

An Error in Judgement

by Dara Culhane

An analysis of the controversy surrounding the death of a Native child in Alert Bay, British Columbia.

Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients

by Dennis Rosen

The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison to those of other countries. Poor communication between doctors and...

Suffering Narratives of Older Adults: A Phenomenological Approach to Serious Illness, Chronic Pain, Recovery and Maternal Care

by Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey

In Suffering Narratives of Older Adults, Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey turns to the traditions of phenomenology, humanistic psychology and social work to provide an in-depth exploration of the deep structure...

The Integration of European Financial Markets

by Noah Vardi

The last decade has seen the increasing integration of European financial markets due to a number of factors including the creation of a common regulatory framework, the liberalisation of international capital...

The Patient in the Family: An Ethics of Medicine and Families

by Hilde Lindemann Nelson & James Lindemann Nelson

The Patient in the Family diagnoses the ways in which the worlds of home and hospital misunderstand each other. The authors explore how medicine, through its new reproductive technologies, is altering the structure...

Is There a Duty to Die?: And Other Essays in Bioethics

by John Hardwig

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son, and the Evolution of Medical Ethics

by Barron H. Lerner

The story of two doctors, a father and son, who practiced in very different times and the evolution of the ethics that profoundly influence health care


As a practicing physician and longtime member of his...

The Bioethics of Pain Management: Beyond Opioids: Beyond Opioids

by Daniel S. Goldberg

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...

How to Build a Better Human: An Ethical Blueprint

by Gregory E. Pence

In How to Build a Better Human, prominent bioethicist Gregory E. Pence argues if, we are careful and ethical, we can use genetics, biotechnology, and medicine in safe ethical ways for human enhancement. He looks...

The Limits and Lies of Human Genetic Research: Dangers For Social Policy

by Jonathan Michael Kaplan

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...

Human Population Genetic Research in Developing Countries: The Issue of Group Protection

by Yue Wang

Human population genetic research (HPGR) seeks to identify the diversity and variation of the human genome and how human group and individual genetic diversity has developed. This book asks whether developing...

Bioethics Mediation: A Guide to Shaping Shared Solutions, Revised and Expanded Edition

by Nancy Neveloff Dubler & Carol B. Liebman

A "how-to" book for clinical ethics consultants, palliative care professionals, and bioethics mediators in the most difficult situations in health care

A Relational Approach to Assisted Reproduction: A Relational Approach to the Welfare of the Child in Selective Reproduction

by Michelle Taylor-Sands

Genetic screening technologies involving pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) raise particular issues about selective reproduction and the welfare of the child to be born. How does selection impact on the...

The Ethics of Sports Medicine

by Claudio Tamburrini & Torbjörn Tännsjö

The book aims to establish a critical dialogue between sports ethicists and bioethicists across the range of sporting disciplines at elite level. It will address questions such as:

  • are the increasingly intrusive...

Parental Obligations and Bioethics: The Duties of a Creator: The Duties of a Creator

by Bernard G. Prusak

This book examines the question of what parental obligations procreators incur by bringing children into being. Prusak argues that parents, as procreators, have obligations regarding future children that constrain...

Taking Biology Seriously: What Biology Can and Cannot Tell Us About Moral and Public Policy Issues

by De Inmaculada Melo-Martín

Discussions of human biology and its consequences for ethics and public policy are often misguided. Both proponents and critics of behavioral genetics, reproductive cloning, and genetic testing have mistaken...