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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 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 medical treatment. The development and introduction of abortion, organ donation, gender reassignment, and...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Bioethics

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Jason Scott Robert

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Saviour Siblings

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

    By Michelle Taylor-Sands

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    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 identity of the child who is born? Are children who are selected for a particular purpose...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 September 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Pioneering Healthcare Law

    Essays in Honour of Margaret Brazier

    Edited by Catherine Stanton, Sarah Devaney, Anne-Maree Farrell, Alexandra Mullock

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    This book celebrates Professor Margaret Brazier’s outstanding contribution to the field of healthcare law and bioethics. It examines key aspects developed in Professor Brazier’s agenda-setting body of work, with contributions being provided by leading experts in the field from the UK, Australia,...

    To Be Published November 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Ethical and Legal Consequences of Posthumous Reproduction

    Edited by Browne Lewis

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Posthumous reproduction refers to the procedure that enables a child to be conceived using the gametes of a dead person. Advances in reproductive technology mean it is now possible to assist in creating a life after you die and in recent years the number of women who have attempted to get pregnant...

    To Be Published December 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies

    Edited by Erik Malmqvist, Kristin Zeiler

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Gender, Sport and Ethics

    The Case of Caster Semenya

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurelie Olivesi

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was withdrawn, for a time, from international competition. Her case became a cause célèbre and represents a rich, multi-layered example of the...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Law, Immunization and the Right to Die

    By Jennifer Hardes

    Law, Immunization and the Right to Die focuses on the urgent matter of legal appeals and judicial decisions on assisted death. Drawing on key cases from the United Kingdom and Canada, the book focuses on the problematic paternalism of legal decisions that currently deny assisted dying and questions...

    To Be Published March 31st 2016 by Routledge