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Exploitation and Developing Countries: The Ethics of Clinical Research

Exploitation and Developing Countries: The Ethics of Clinical Research

by Jennifer S. Hawkins, Ezekiel J. Emanuel


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691126760
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 08/24/2008
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jennifer S. Hawkins is assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto. Ezekiel J. Emanuel is chairman of the Department of Bioethics at the Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why Exploitation? by Jennifer S. Hawkins and Ezekiel J. Emanuel 1

CHAPTER 1: Research Ethics, Developing Countries, and Exploitation: A Primer by Jennifer S. Hawkins 21

CHAPTER 2: Case Studies: The Havrix Trial and the Surfaxin Trial 55

CHAPTER 3: Exploitation in Clinical Research by Alan Wertheimer 63

CHAPTER 4: Testing Our Drugs on the Poor Abroad by Thomas Pogge 105

CHAPTER 5: Broadly Utilitarian Theories of Exploitation and Multinational Clinical Research by Richard J. Arneson 142

CHAPTER 6: Kantian Ethics, Exploitation, and Multinational Clinical Trials by Andrew W. Siegel 175

CHAPTER 7: Exploitation and the Enterprise of Medical Research by Alisa L. Carse and Margaret Olivia Little 206

CHAPTER 8: Exploitation and Placebo Controls by Jennifer S. Hawkins 246

CHAPTER 9: Addressing Exploitation: Reasonable Availability versus Fair Benefits by Ezekiel J. Emanuel 286

Index 315

What People are Saying About This

Patricia Marshall

This book contributes significantly to the literature on exploitation in clinical research conducted in the developing world.
Patricia Marshall, Case Western Reserve University

Daniel Wikler

This is an outstanding contribution to the growing literature on the ethics of research with human subjects, and a fine example of what bioethics can offer at its best. Anyone with a serious interest in these issues will need to read this book from start to finish.
Daniel Wikler, Harvard School of Public Health

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