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Forthcoming Medical Ethics Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 14 forthcoming new books in the subject of Medical Ethics — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Companion to Bioethics

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

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    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...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Ethics of Abortion

    Women’s Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice, 2nd Edition

    By Christopher Kaczor

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Appealing to reason rather than religious belief, this book is the most comprehensive case against the choice of abortion yet published. This Second Edition of The Ethics of Abortion critically evaluates all the major grounds for denying fetal personhood, including the views of those who defend not...

    To Be Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics

    By James Stacey Taylor

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics offers a highly distinctive and original approach to the metaphysics of death and applies this approach to contemporary debates in bioethics that address end-of-life and post-mortem issues. Taylor defends the controversial Epicurean view that death is not a...

    To Be Published January 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Beginning Medical Law

    By Claudia Carr

    Series: Beginning the Law

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Medical Law is all about, Beginning Medical Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you...

    To Be Published February 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Legitimacy of Medical Treatment

    What Role for the Medical Exception?

    Edited by Sara Fovargue, Alexandra Mullock

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    The adoption of many treatments and procedures within medicine is far from straightforward, particularly when such treatments are ethically contentious. The development of legitimate abortion, organ donation, gender reassignment and non-therapeutic cosmetic surgery have all raised troubling ethical...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. End of Life Decision Making for Critically Impaired Infants

    Resource Allocation and Difficult Decisions

    By Neera Bhatia

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Decisions to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining treatment are contentious 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 focuses...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 May 25th 2015 by Routledge