Handbook of Global Bioethics

Editors: ten Have, Henk A.M.J. and Gordijn, Bert
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media

Single-User Purchase Price: $1100.00
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ISBN: 978-94-007-2511-9
Category: Science - Biology
Image Count: 56
Book Status: Available
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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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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Section I Introduction
  • 1 Global Bioethics - Henk A. M. J. ten Have and Bert Gordijn
  • 2 History of Global Bioethics - Diego Gracia
  • 3 Structure of the Compendium - Henk A. M. J. ten Have and Bert Gordijn
  • Section II Principles of Global Bioethics
  • 4 Human Dignity and Human Rights - Roberto Andorno
  • 5 Benefit and Harm - Donald Evans
  • 6 Autonomy and Individual Responsibility - O. Carter Snead and Kelli Mulder-Westrate
  • 7 Persons Without the Capacity to Consent - E. Gefenas and E. Tuzaite
  • 8 Respect for Human Vulnerability and Personal Integrity - Sheila A. M. McLean
  • 9 Privacy and Confidentiality - Jean F. Martin
  • 10 Non-discrimination and Stigmatization - Nouzha Guessous
  • 11 Respect for Cultural Diversity and Pluralism - Ruth Macklin
  • 12 Solidarity and Cooperation - Volnei Garrafa
  • 13 Social Responsibility and Health - Stefano Semplici
  • 14 Sharing of Benefits - Doris Schroeder
  • 15 Protection of the Environment, the Biosphere and Biodiversity - Johan Hattingh
  • Section III Cultural Perspectives
  • 16 African Perspectives - Jude M. Mathooko and Julius K. Kipkemboi
  • 17 Arab Perspectives - Bahaa Darwish
  • 18 European Perspectives - Jacob Dahl Rendtorff
  • 19 Latin American Perspectives - Fernando Lolas
  • 20 North American Perspectives - Lucie Kalousova and Raymond De Vries
  • Section IV Religious Perspectives
  • 21 Buddhism - Soraj Hongladarom
  • 22 Catholicism - Gerard Magill
  • 23 Confucianism - Erika Yu
  • 24 Judaism - Aaron L. Mackler
  • 25 Orthodox Christianity - Florea Ştefan
  • 26 Protestantism - Evert van Leeuwen
  • 27 Taoism - Hong-wen Li
  • Section V Specific Issues from a Global Perspective
  • 28 Bioethics Education - Henk A. M. J. ten Have
  • 29 Bioethics and Human Rights - Thomas Faunce
  • 30 Biobanking - Darren Shickle
  • 31 Biometrics - Emilio Mordini
  • 32 Clinical Research in Resource-poor Settings - Jan Helge Solbakk and Susana María Vidal
  • 33 Codes of Conduct - Robert Baker
  • 34 Commodification of Human Tissue - Herjeet Marway, Sarah-Louise Johnson and Heather Widdows
  • 35 Corruption - Jennifer E. Miller and William English
  • 36 Disasters - Dónal P. O'Mathúna
  • 37 Dual Use - Michael J. Selgelid
  • 38 Enhancement - Fiachra O'Brolcháin and Bert Gordijn
  • 39 Fair Trade - Nicole Hassoun
  • 40 Genetic Modification - Don Chalmers
  • 41 Human Cloning - Toivo Maimets and Kristi Lõuk
  • 42 Immigrants and Displaced Persons - Lindsey N. Kingston and Christopher P. Morley
  • 43 Informed Consent - Michèle Stanton-Jean, Hubert Doucet and Thérèse Leroux
  • 44 Migration of Health Personnel and Brain Drain - Jeremy Snyder
  • 45 Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism - Nikola Biller-Andorno and Zümrüt Alpinar
  • 46 Poverty - Juha Räikkä
  • 47 Scientific Misconduct and Research Integrity - David B. Resnik
  • 48 Synthetic Biology - Gregory E. Kaebnick
  • Section VI Future Perspectives
  • 49 Future Perspectives - Bert Gordijn and Henk A. M. J. ten Have
  • Section VII Countries and Regions
  • 50 Argentina - Susana María Vidal
  • 51 Australia - Don Chalmers
  • 52 Brazil - Volnei Garrafa
  • 53 Bulgaria - Silviya Aleksandrova-Yankulovska
  • 54 Burkina Faso - Jacques Simpore
  • 55 Cameroon - Godfrey B. Tangwa
  • 56 Canada - Michèle Stanton-Jean, Hubert Doucet, Thérèse Leroux and Julie Cousineau
  • 57 China - Haihong Zhang and Yali Cong
  • 58 Colombia - Mónica Rincón
  • 59 Congo, Dem Rep - Evariste B. Likinda
  • 60 Croatia - Ana Borovečki
  • 61 Denmark - Linda Nielsen and Berit Faber
  • 62 Dominican Rep - Andres Peralta-Cornielle
  • 63 Egypt - Ahmed Ragaa A. Ragab
  • 64 Ethiopia - Adamu Addissie and Markos Tesfaye
  • 65 Iceland - Vilhjálmur Árnason
  • 66 India - Augustine Pamplany
  • 67 Indonesia - Soenarto Sastrowijoto, S. Yati Soenarto, Nur Azid Mahardinata and Wika Hartanti
  • 68 Iran, Islamic Rep - Alireza Bagheri
  • 69 Italy - Stefano Semplici
  • 70 Kazakhstan - Bakhyt Sarymsakova
  • 71 Lithuania - Eimantas Peicius and Vilius Dranseika
  • 72 Malawi - J. M. Mfutso-Bengo, L. Manda-Taylor, V. Jumbe, I. Kazanga and F. Masiye
  • 73 Malta - Pierre Mallia
  • 74 Netherlands - Gerrit K. Kimsma and Evert van Leeuwen
  • 75 New Zealand - Grant Gillett
  • 76 Norway - Jan Helge Solbakk
  • 77 Oceania - Darryl Macer
  • 78 Philippines - Leonardo de Castro and Sarah Jane Toledano
  • 79 Portugal - Doutora Ana Sofia Carvalho
  • 80 Singapore - Calvin W. L. Ho, Jacqueline J. L. Chin and Alastair V. Campbell
  • 81 Slovakia - Vasil Gluchman, Adela Blahová Lešková, Júlia Klembarová, Alexandra Smatanová, Katarína Komenská, Rudolf Novotný and Natália Kotorová
  • 82 South Africa - Anton A. van Niekerk
  • 83 Spain - Miguel Angel Sanchez-Gonzalez and Lydia Feito Grande
  • 84 Sri Lanka - Anoja Fernando
  • 85 Switzerland - Gaia Barazzetti, Alberto Bondolfi, Samia Hurst and Alex Mauron
  • 86 Syrian Arab Rep - Ghiath Alahmad
  • 87 Turkey - Berna Arda and M. Volkan Kavas
  • 88 Ukraine - Svitlana Pustovit and Liudmyla Paliei
  • 89 USA - Gerard Magill