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  1. Ultra-Low Fertility in Pacific Asia

    Trends, causes and policy issues

    Edited by Paulin Straughan, Angelique Chan, Gavin Jones

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong SAR are among the very lowest-fertility countries in the whole world, and even China has reached fertility levels lower than those in many European countries. If these levels continue over long periods East Asia will soon face accelerating...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Mental Illness and Learning Disability since 1850

    Finding a Place for Mental Disorder in the United Kingdom

    Edited by Pamela Dale, Joseph Melling

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Taking forward the debate on the role and power of institutions for treating and incarcerating the insane, this volume challenges recent scholarship and focuses on a wide range of factors impacting on the care and confinement of the insane since 1850, including such things as the community, Poor...

    Published March 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Community Genetics and Genetic Alliances

    Eugenics, Carrier Testing, and Networks of Risk

    By Aviad E. Raz

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Carrier testing of adults provides information about the risk of passing a genetic mutation to your children, leading to reproductive (and some say, eugenic) decisions. Excessive carrier screening may have adverse effects, but it can also prevent suffering and open up new reproductive options....

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education

    Edited by Caragh Brosnan, Bryan S. Turner

    The Handbook of the Sociology of Medical Education provides a contemporary introduction to this classic area of sociology by examining the social origin and implications of the epistemological, organizational and demographic challenges facing medical education in the twenty-first century....

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Evolution of Chinese Medicine

    Song Dynasty, 960–1200

    By Asaf Goldschmidt

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    The history of Chinese medicine hinges on three major turning points: the formation of canonical theory in the Han dynasty; the transformation of medicine via the integration of earlier medical theories and practices in the Song dynasty; and the impact of Western medicine from the nineteenth...

    Published July 7th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Japan's Wartime Medical Atrocities

    Comparative Inquiries in Science, History, and Ethics

    Edited by Jing Bao Nie, Nanyan Guo, Mark Selden, Arthur Kleinman

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Prior to and during the Second World War, the Japanese Army established programs of biological warfare throughout China and elsewhere. In these “factories of death,” including the now-infamous Unit 731, Japanese doctors and scientists conducted large numbers of vivisections and experiments on...

    Published May 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Public Health in Asia and the Pacific

    Historical and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Milton J. Lewis, Kerrie L. MacPherson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    The Asia-Pacific region has not only the greatest concentration of population but is, arguably, the future economic centre of the world. Epidemiological transition in the region is occurring much faster than it did in the West and many countries face the emerging problem of chronic diseases at the...

    Published April 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Practical Autonomy and Bioethics

    By James Stacey Taylor

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    This is the first volume in which an account of personal autonomy is developed that both captures the contours of this concept as it is used in social philosophy and bioethics, and is theoretically grounded in, and a part of, contemporary autonomy theory. James Stacey Taylor’s account is unique as...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Ethics of Genetic Engineering

    By Roberta M. Berry

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Human genetic engineering may soon be possible. The gathering debate about this prospect already threatens to become mired in irresolvable disagreement. After surveying the scientific and technological developments that have brought us to this pass, The Ethics of Genetic Engineering focuses on the...

    Published November 10th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Legal Perspectives in Bioethics

    Edited by Ana S. Iltis, Sandra H. Johnson, Barbara A. Hinze

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Issues in bioethics often turn, at least in part, on the law and regulatory requirements. Consisting of chapters that address particular bioethics topics from the law’s perspective, this fascinating book includes: an introduction to the American legal system papers identifying the principal ways...

    Published October 15th 2010 by Routledge

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