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Bioethics around the globe / edited by Catherine Myser
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QH332 .B497 2011    AVAILABLE
Gift from Mike and Marsha Santicchia, 2011
Subject(s) Bioethics
Bioethics -- Developing countries
Globalization
Physical Description xxxiv, 294 p. ; 25 cm
NOTE Gift from Mike and Marsha Santicchia, 2011
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: first steps toward a comparative anthropology and sociology of globalizing bioethics: reflecting on the cultural meanings and social functions of bioethics / Catherine Myser -- Bioethics as missionary work: the export of Western ethics to developing countries / Raymond De Vries and Leslie Rott -- Facing up to the hard problems: Western bioethics in the Eastern land of India / Subrata Chattopadhyay -- Capacity building in developing world bioethics: perspectives on biomedicine and biomedical ethics in contemporary Sri Lanka / Bob Simpson -- French bioethics: the rhetoric of universality and the ethics of medical responsibility / Kristina Orfali -- The social forms and functions of bioethics in the United Kingdom / Richard E. Ashcroft and Mary Dixon-Woods -- Bioethics between two worlds: the politics of ethics in Central Europe / Bruce Jennings -- Bioethics in Chile and the need for Latin American bioethics / Miguel Kottow and Moisés Russo -- Bioethics in Costa Rica: origins and challenges / Fred Gifford and Ana Rodriguez -- The social functions of bioethics in South Africa / Anton A. Van Niekerk ad Solomon R. Benatar -- Toward an African Ubuntuology/uMunthuology bioethics in Malawi in the context of globalization / Joseph Mfutso-Bengo and Francis Masiye -- Reflections on bioethics in China: the interactions between bioethics and society / Qiu Renzong -- The dominion of bioethics: nationalism and Canadian bioethics / Andrea Frolic, Michael D. Coughlin, and Bernard Keating -- Negotiating Islamic identity in Egypt through bioethics: contesting 'the West' and Saudi Arabia / Thomas Eich and Björn Bentlage -- Bioethics in Australia: on politics, power, and the rise of the Christian right / Rob Irvine, Ian Kerridge, and Paul Komesaroff -- Bioethics in the United States: contested terrain for competing visions of American liberalism / Bruce Jennings and Jonathan D. Moreno
Alternate Author Library donation, 2011
Myser, Catherine

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