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Forthcoming Medical Ethics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Treatment Without Consent

    Law, Psychiatry and the Treatment of Mentally Disordered People Since 1845

    By Phil Fennell

    Phil Fennell's tightly argued study traces the history of treatment of mental disorder in Britain over the last 150 years. He focuses specifically on treatment of mental disorder without consent within psychiatric practice, and on the legal position which has allowed it. Treatment Without Consent...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Coercive Care

    Ethics of Choice in Health & Medicine

    By Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Coercive Care asks probing and challenging questions regarding the use of coercion in health care and the social services. The book combines philosophical analysis with comparative studies of social policy and law in a large number of industrialized countries....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Voices and Rooms of European Bioethics

    Edited by Richard Huxtable, Ruud ter Meulen

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    This book reflects on the many contributions made in and to European bioethics to date, in various locations, and from various disciplinary perspectives. In so doing, the book advances understanding of the academic and social status of European bioethics as it is being supported and practiced by...

    To Be Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Human Dignity in Bioethics

    From Worldviews to the Public Square

    Edited by Stephen Dilley, Nathan J. Palpant

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    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...

    To Be Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Revisiting the Regulation of Human Fertilisation and Embryology

    By Kirsty Horsey

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 was a major update to the UK’s laws on the use and regulation of reproductive technology and assisted reproduction. Since the enactment of the new law, the sector’s regulatory body, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), has also...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Critically Impaired Infants and End of Life Decision Making

    Resource Allocation and Difficult Decisions

    By Neera Bhatia

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Decisions to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining treatment are contentious, and offer difficult moral dilemmas to both medical practitioners and the judiciary. This issue is exacerbated when the patient is unable to exercise autonomy and is entirely dependent on the will of others. This book...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Philosophy and Psychiatry

    Problems, Intersections and New Perspectives

    Edited by Daniel D. Moseley, Gary Gala

    This groundbreaking volume of original essays presents fresh avenues of inquiry at the intersection of philosophy and psychiatry. Contributors draw from a variety of fields, including evolutionary psychiatry, phenomenology, biopsychosocial models, psychoanalysis, neuroscience, neuroethics,...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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....

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Legitimacy of Medical Treatment

    What Role for the Medical Exception?

    Edited by Sara Fovargue, Alexandra Mullock

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Whenever the legitimacy of a new or ethically contentious medical intervention is considered, a range of influences will determine whether the treatment becomes accepted as lawful and proper medical treatment. The development and introduction of abortion, organ donation, gender reassignment, and...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Bioethics

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Jason Scott Robert

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge