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Handbook of global bioethics

Author: H ten Have; Bert Gordijn
Publisher: Dordrecht [Netherlands] : Springer, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2014. 2016.
Series: Springer reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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As the first of its kind, this handbook presents state-of-the-art information and analysis concerning the state of affairs in bioethics in around 40 countries. The country reports point out the most important discussions as well as the emerging topics in the field. Readers can orientate themselves quickly with regard to the various relevant issues, institutional structures and expertise available in these countries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
4 volumes (xxiv, 1685 pages) : color illustrations, color maps, portraits
(DLC) 2013944567
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H ten Have; Bert Gordijn
ISBN: 9781785396601 1785396609 9789400725133 9400725132
OCLC Number: 940820264
Description: 1 online resource (101 entries) : 56 images.
Contents: Contributors --
Section I. Introduction --
Section II. Principles of global bioethics --
Section III. Cultural perspectives --
Section IV. Religious perspectives --
Section V. Specific issues from a global perspective --
Section VI. Future perspectives --
Section VII. Countries and regions.
Series Title: Springer reference.
Responsibility: Henk A.M.J. ten Have, Bert Gordijn, editors.

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