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Handbook of Global Bioethics

Handbook of Global Bioethics

Publisher: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2014
Series: Springer Reference
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : German

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 authorship of this reference work  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Druckausg.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9789400725126 9400725124 9789400725119 9400725116 9789400725133 9400725132
OCLC Number: 985529245
Notes: Lizenzpflichtig
Description: Online-Ressource
Contents: Handbook of Global Bioethics Volumes 1and 2; Section 1: Introduction.- Global Bioethics.- History of Global Bioethics.- Structure of the Compendium.- Section 2: Principles of Global Bioethics.- Human dignity and human rights.- Benefit and harm.- Autonomy and individual responsibility.- Persons without the capacity to consent.- Respect for human vulnerability and personal integrity.- Privacy and Confidentiality.- Non-discrimination and stigmatization.- Respect for cultural diversity and pluralism.- Solidarity and cooperation.- Social responsibility and health.- Sharing of Benefits.- Protection of the environment, the biosphere and biodiversity.- Section 3: Cultural Perspectives.- African perspectives.- Arab perspectives.- European perspectives.- Latin American perspectives.- North American perspectives.- Section 4: Religious Perspectives.- Buddhism.- Catholicism.- Confucianism.- Judaism.- Orthodox Christianity.- Protestantism.- Taoism.- Section 5: Specific Issues from a Global Perspective.- Bioethics education.- Bioethics and human rights.- Biobanking.- Biometrics.- Clinical research in resource-poor settings.- Codes of conduct.- Commodification of human tissue.- Corruption.- Disasters.- Dual use.- Enhancement.- Fair trade.- Genetic modification.- Human cloning.- Immigrants and displaced persons.- Informed consent.- Migration of health personnel and brain drain.- Organ trafficking and transplant tourism.- Poverty.- Scientific misconduct and research integrity.- Synthetic biology.- Section 6: Future Perspectives.- Future Perspectives.- Volumes 3 and 4; Section 7: Countries and Regions.- Argentina.- Australia.- Brazil.- Bulgaria.- Burkina Faso.- Cameroon.- Canada.- China.- Colombia.- Congo, Democratic Republic of the.-Croatia.- Denmark.- Dominican Republic.- Egypt.- Ethiopia.- Iceland.- India.- Indonesia.- Iran, Islamic Republic of.-Kazakhstan.- Lithuania.- Malawi.- Malta.- Netherlands.- New Zealand.- Norway.- Oceania.- Philippines.- Portugal.- Singapore.- Slovakia.- South Africa.- Spain.- Sri Lanka.- Switzerland.- Syrian Arab Republic.- Turkey.- Ukraine.- USA.- Index.
Series Title: Springer Reference


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