Bioethics and Law:Cases, Materials and Problems / Edition 2

Bioethics and Law:Cases, Materials and Problems / Edition 2

by Michael H. Shapiro, Roy G. Spece, Rebecca Dresser, Roy Spece
     
 

Shapiro (law, University of Southern California) provides teachers, students, and others with a comprehensive survey of bioethics and law. Material includes accounts of litigation, legislation, and administration, background materials from relevant fields, and commentaries on how law addresses the biomedical developments presented. Chapters are in sections on… See more details below

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Shapiro (law, University of Southern California) provides teachers, students, and others with a comprehensive survey of bioethics and law. Material includes accounts of litigation, legislation, and administration, background materials from relevant fields, and commentaries on how law addresses the biomedical developments presented. Chapters are in sections on biomedical research law and policy, control of mind and behavior, reproductive choice, the control of genetics, death and dying, and transplantation and implantation. Each section addresses issues involving topics such as human asexual reproduction, genetic screening, biological psychiatry, and standards in bioethics. Section VIII analyzes emerging technologies that will affect concepts of personhood, identity, and responsibility. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314066008
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
12/01/2002
Series:
American Casebook Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
1495
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgement Table of Cases The Field of Bioethics and Law Control of Mind and Behavior Genetic Control Reproductive Control Death Control Organ Transplantation

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