Social Science Perspectives on Medical Ethics

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ISBN: 978-94-010-7361-5 (Print) 978-94-009-1930-3 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      Introduction

  3. Clinical Encounters of the Ethical Kind

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-39

      Clinical Trials and the Collective Ethic: The Case of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

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      Pages 41-63

      Biomedical Rituals and Informed Consent: Native Canadians and the Negotiation of Clinical Trust

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      Pages 65-82

      Moral Conflicts in a Psychiatric Hospital Treating Combat-Related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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      Pages 83-96

      Institutional Factors Affecting Psychiatric Admission and Commitment Decisions

  4. Ethics in the Public Arena

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97

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      Pages 99-119

      Reaching Consensus About Death: Heart Transplants and Cultural Identity in Japan

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      Pages 121-141

      Ethics, Politics and Contraception: Canada and the Licensing of Depo-Provera

  5. The Institutions and Ideology of Medical Ethics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 143-143

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      Pages 145-161

      The Origins of Medical Ethics in France: The International Congress of Morale Médicale of 1955

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      Pages 163-184

      The British General Medical Council and Medical Ethics

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      Pages 185-200

      Human Experimentation and the Origins of Bioethics in the United States

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      Pages 201-217

      The Evolution of American Bioethics: A Sociological Perspective

  6. Medical Ethics and Social Science

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 219-219

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      Pages 221-239

      Medical Anthropology and the Comparative Study of Medical Ethics

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      Pages 241-260

      Morality and the Social Sciences

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      Pages 261-272

      Ethics and Ethnography in Neonatal Intensive Care

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 273-297