ISBN-10:
0801864259
ISBN-13:
9780801864254
Pub. Date:
10/06/2000
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Bioethics in America: Origins and Cultural Politics

Bioethics in America: Origins and Cultural Politics

by M. L. Tina Stevens

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ISBN-13: 9780801864254
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 10/06/2000
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

M. L. Tina Stevens teaches in the history department at San Francisco State University.

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Acknowledgmentsxv
Prologue: The Tradition of Ambivalence1
Chapter 1The Culture of Post-atomic Ambivalence8
Chapter 2"Leader of Leaders": The Hastings Center, 1969 to the Present46
Chapter 3Redefining Death in America, 196875
Chapter 4"Sleeping Beauty": Karen Ann Quinlan and the Rise of Bioethics in America109
Epilogue: Conclusion and Outlook149
Notes161
Index195

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