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  1. Research Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciences

    By Mike J. McNamee, Stephen Olivier, Paul Wainwright

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Research Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciences puts ethics at the centre of research in these rapidly expanding fields of knowledge. Placing the issues in historical context, and using informative case studies, the authors examine how moral theory can guide research design, education, and...

    Published October 17th 2006 by Routledge

  2. On Cloning

    By John Harris

    Series: Thinking in Action

    Cloning - few words have as much potential to grip our imagination or grab the headlines. No longer the stuff of science fiction or Star Wars - it is happening now. Yet human cloning is currently banned throughout the world, and therapeutic cloning banned in many countries. In this highly...

    Published June 16th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Bodies for Sale

    Ethics and Exploitation in the Human Body Trade

    By Stephen Wilkinson

    Bodies for Sale: Ethics and Exploitation in the Human Body Trade explores the philosophical and practical issues raised by activities such as surrogacy and organ trafficking. Stephen Wilkinson asks what is it that makes some commercial uses of the body controversial, whether the arguments against...

    Published March 27th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Truth, Trust and Medicine

    By Jennifer Jackson

    Truth, Trust and Medicine investigates trust and honesty in medicine. It looks at the doctor-patient relationship, raising questions which disturb notions of patients' autonomy and self-determination, such as withholding information and consent and covert surveillance in care units. It will be of...

    Published November 9th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Life and Death in Healthcare Ethics

    A Short Introduction

    By Helen Watt

    In a world of rapid technological advances, the moral issues raised by life and death choices in healthcare remain obscure. Life and Death in Healthcare Ethics provides a concise, thoughtful and extremely accessible guide to these moral issues.Helen Watt examines, using real-life cases, the range...

    Published April 20th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Ethics and Community in the Health Care Professions

    Edited by Dr Michael Parker, Michael Parker

    Series: Professional Ethics

    The concept of community is increasingly the focus of political argument in Britain, the United States and elsewhere around the world. The sense people have of belonging to coummunities provides a powerful motivation which continues to affecct the political and social face of the world. Recently,...

    Published February 18th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Ethics and Values in Healthcare Management

    Edited by Souzy Dracopolou

    Series: Professional Ethics

    Healthcare management is a burning issue at the moment and this timely and topical book explores the ethical issues that arise in the context of healthcare management. Among the topics discussed are healthcare rationing, including an exposition and defence of the Qaly criterion of healthcare...

    Published October 15th 1998 by Routledge

  8. The Need For Health Care

    By W.R. Sheaff

    Series: Social Ethics and Policy

    The rhetoric of 'needs' has been used to legitimate all major turns in UK health policy since 1936. This study identifies the ethical, policy and technical issues arising from the concept of needs. In the first part a theory of needs is developed, which takes into account both the philosophical...

    Published August 22nd 1996 by Routledge

  9. Ethical Issues in Social Work

    Edited by Richard Hugman, David Smith

    Series: Professional Ethics

    It has always been recognised that the practice of social work raises ethical questions and dilemmas. Recently, however, traditional ways of addressing ethical issues in social work have come to seem inadequate, as a result of developments both in philosophy and in social work theory and practice....

    Published September 28th 1995 by Routledge

  10. Ethical Issues in Nursing

    By Dr Geoffrey Hunt, Geoffrey Hunt

    Series: Professional Ethics

    This is the first book to take nursing ethics beyond stock 'moral concepts' to a critical examination of the fundamental assumptions underlying the very nature of nursing. It takes as its point of departure the difficulties nurses experience practising within the confines of a bioethical model of...

    Published June 9th 1994 by Routledge