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The making of British bioethics

Author: Duncan Wilson
Publisher: Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2014
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This book draws on a wide range of sources to detail how and why bioethics became so influential in Britain, including the archives of government departments, public inquiries, universities and professional organisations, as well as private papers, published materials, press reports, television programmes and interviews. I use this material to chart the professional, social and political factors that underpinned the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilson, Duncan, 1978-
Making of British bioethics.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2014
(DLC) 2015295292
(OCoLC)881859168
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Wilson
ISBN: 9781847798879 184779887X 9781526102829 152610282X
OCLC Number: 904423688
Description: 1 online resource (1 PDF file (xi, 303 pages)) : portrait
Contents: Introduction --
1: Ethics ‘by and for professions’: the origins and endurance of club regulation --
2: Ian Ramsey, theology and ‘trans-disciplinary’ medical ethics --
3: ‘Who’s for bioethics?’ Ian Kennedy, oversight and accountability in the 1980s --
4: ‘Where to draw the line?’ Mary Warnock, embryos and moral expertise --
5: ‘A service to the community as a whole’: the emergence of bioethics at British universities --
Consolidating the ‘ethics industry’: a national ethics committee and bioethics during the 1990s --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Duncan Wilson.

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