Accounts of Autonomy, Responsibility and Blame
Series: Genetics and Society
Advances in molecular genetics have led to the increasing availability of genetic testing for a variety of inherited disorders. While this new knowledge presents many obvious health benefits to prospective individuals and their families it also raises complex ethical and moral dilemmas for families...
Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge
Domestic, Regional and International Dimensions
Pakistan, with the second largest Muslim population in the world, is a crucial country in the international system. It is an ally of the United States in the global ‘war on terror’ but is also regarded as a major bastion of some of the most active jihadist organisations. This book highlights and...
Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge
The recent conflict between indigenous Uyghurs and Han Chinese demonstrates that Xinjiang is a major trouble spot for China, with Uyghur demands for increased autonomy, and where Beijing’s policy is to more firmly integrate the province within China. This book provides an account of how China’s...
Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge
Committing Britain to War in Helmand, 2005–06
Series: Whitehall Papers
In 2006, British forces entered the Helmand Province of Afghanistan in what would become one of the defining military campaigns of the decade. At great cost in blood and treasure, the UK waged a protracted counter-insurgency against a resurgent Taliban. But how was the decision taken to commit...
Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge
East-West Perceptions of A New World Order
Series: Routledge Research in Journalism
The new research presented in this volume suggests that general perceptions (cultural, psychological, geographical), allied to the customs and values of journalism, and underpinned by the uses of technology, significantly shape international news. This gives rise to a blend of the old and the new;...
Published August 4th 2011 by Routledge
History, Transition and Crossborder Interaction into the 21st Century
Central Asia and Xinjiang – the far north-western province of China – are of increasing international importance. The United States, having established military bases in Central Asia after September 2001, has now become a force in what was previously predominantly a Russian sphere of influence;...
Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge
Hospitality Business Development analyses and evaluates the different aspects of business growth routes and development processes in the international hospitality industry. It considers the essential features of the strategic business context, in which any hospitality organisation operates, and:...
Published January 22nd 2010 by Routledge
3 volume set, 7th Edition
Scott-Brown's Otorhinolaryngology is used the world over as the definitive reference for trainee ENT surgeons, audiologists and trainee head and neck surgeons, as well as specialists who need detailed, reliable and authoritative information on all aspects of ear, nose and throat disease and...
Published April 24th 2008 by CRC Press