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Forthcoming Medical Ethics Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 17 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. 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

  2. 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 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 July 7th 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

    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

  6. Bioethics

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Jason Scott Robert

    To Be Published August 15th 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 September 17th 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 October 29th 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 October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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