"This key collection brings together a selection of papers commissioned and published by the Cardiff Centre for Ethics, Law & Society. It incorporates contributions from a group of international experts along with a selection of short opinion pieces written in response to specific ethical issues. The collection addresses issues arising in biomedical and medical ethics ranging from assisted reproductive technologies to the role of clinical ethics committees. It examines broader societal issues with particular emphasis on sustainability and the environment and also focuses on issues of human rights in current global contexts. The contributors collect responses to issues arising from high profile cases such as the legitimacy of war in Iraq to physician-related suicide. The volume will provide a valuable resource for practitioners and academics with an interest in ethics across a range of disciplines."--Provided by publisher.
Editor varies. First published 2006 by Ashgate Publishing.
Formatted Contents Note
part INTRODUCTION chapter 1 Introduction / Soren Holm part PART I: BIOETHICS chapter 2 On Waving the Embryos Banner: Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Moral Reasoning in Recent Reports from the USA, the Netherlands and France / and France Wybo Dondorp and Guido de Wert chapter 3 Bioethics, Procedural Ethics, and Misrepresentation in the Stem Cell Debate / Benjamin Capps chapter 4 Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Related to Cell Therapy / Carlos M. Romeo-Casabona chapter 5 Boy or Girl: Should Parents be Allowed to Choose the Sex of Their Children? / Edgar Dahl chapter 6 Bad Science Equals Poor, Not Necessarily Bad, Ethics / David Hunter part PART II: ETHICS AND SOCIETY chapter 7 Dignity and Older Europeans / Win Tadd chapter 8 Guidelines for Embryo Donation for Reproductive Purposes in New Zealand: A Child/Family Approach / Ken Daniels chapter 9 Assisted Reproduction and the Welfare of the Child Sheila McLean chapter 10 Body Immortal / Judit Sandor chapter 11 Masculinity, Reproductivity and Law / Michael Thomson chapter 12 Being Natural: An Exploration of the Natural in the Writings of Hans Christian Andersen / Hans Christian Andersen Soren Holm part PART III: BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS chapter 13 Genes for Sale: Ethical Reflections on Donors' Proprietary Rights in Human Genetic derivatives / Taiwo A. Oriola chapter 14 4x4 Cars and the City: What are the Limits of Vehicle Manufacturer Responsibility? / Peter Wells chapter 15 From 'Jim Crow' to 'John Doe': Reparations, Corporate Liability and the Limits of Private Law / James Davey chapter 16 A Crisis of Professional Self-regulation: The Example of the Solicitors' Profession / Mark Davies part PART IV: COMMENTARIES chapter 17 The National DNA Database: Why No Public Debate? / Mairi Levitt chapter 18 Can the Cell Nuclear Replacement Technique be Used to Overcome Genetic Disease? / Natasha Hammond chapter 19 The Human Condition and the Pursuit of Perfection in Human Reproduction / Jennifer Gunning chapter 20 Drug Testing and the Use of Healthy Volunteers / Sam Salek chapter 21 The Assisted Dying Bill: 'Death Tourism' and European Law / John Coggon chapter 22 Could Do Better? Hegemony and Freedom in Cyberspace / Ian Kenway chapter 23 Treatment in Time of Sudden Infectious Pandemic: The Need for a Proactive, Practical, Proportionate, Prophylactic Ethical Response to the Threat of Pandemic Influenza / Stephen Pattison chapter 24 Toy Stories, Horror Stories and Fairy Tales / Stephen Hogan chapter 25 Herceptin in the Adjuvant Treatment of Breast Cancer / Daniela D. Rosa chapter 26 End of Life Decision-making: The Implications of the Court of Appeal Decision in Burke v General Medical Council / Phil Fennell chapter 27 Does Nanotechnology Require a New 'Nanoethics'? / Soren Holm chapter 28 Medically Assisted Procreation in Italy: The Referendum and the Roman Catholic Church / Roman Catholic Church Norman Doe, Javier Oliva and Cristiana Cianitto chapter 29 From Fridge Mountains to Food Mountains? Tackling the UK Food Waste Problem Samarthia Thankappan chapter 30 A Gain for Autonomy and Reproductive Choice: The Issue of 'Saviour Siblings' Resolved / Jennifer Gunning chapter 31 Human Rights and Gypsies: It is Time for a Rethink / Luke Clements chapter 32 Forgetting to be Nice: The National Institute for Clinical Excellence's Preliminary Recommendations Concerning Drugs for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease / Soren Holm.