Book Volume 96 2008

China: Bioethics, Trust, and The Challenge Of The Market


ISBN: 978-1-4020-6756-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-6757-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XI

  2. Introduction: Trust, the Market, and Bioethics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-5

      The Bioethics of Trust

    3. Chapter

      Pages 7-23

      Chinese Health Care Policy: An Introduction to the Moral Challenges

  3. Health Care Policy in China

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 25-25

    2. Chapter

      Pages 27-38

      Towards a Confucian Approach to Health Care Allocation in China: A Dynamic Geography

    3. Chapter

      Pages 39-44

      Trust is the Core of the Doctor–Patient Relationship: From the Perspective of Traditional Chinese Medical Ethics

    4. Chapter

      Pages 45-54

      Medical Resources, the Market, and the Development of Private-Run Hospitals in China

    5. Chapter

      Pages 55-71

      China, Beware: What American Health Care Has to Learn from Singapore

  4. Trust, Profit, Scarcity, and Integrity: Confucian Thought and Traditional Morality

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

    2. Chapter

      Pages 75-87

      Confucian Trust, Market and Health Care Reform

    3. Chapter

      Pages 89-116

      The Pursuit of an Efficient, Sustainable Health Care System in China

    4. Chapter

      Pages 117-133

      A Reconstructionist Confucian Approach to Chinese Health Care

  5. The Market and Health Care

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135

    2. Chapter

      Pages 137-150

      Health Care Services, Markets, and the Confucian Moral Tradition: Establishing a Humanistic Health Care Market

    3. Chapter

      Pages 151-168

      Markets, Trust, and the Nurturing of a Culture of Responsibility: Implications for Health Care Policy in China

    4. Chapter

      Pages 169-177

      Fostering Professional Virtue in the Market: Reflections on the Challenges Facing Chinese Health Care Reform

  6. Looking to the Future of China: Can Confucius Guide the Health Care Market?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-179

    2. Chapter

      Pages 181-192

      On the Reform of Health Care Reform

    3. Chapter

      Pages 193-210

      Is Singapore’s Healthcare System Morally Problematic?

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 211-212