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Cross-Cultural Issues in Ethics: Context Is Everything

Commentary on “The Dilemma of Revealing Sensitive Information on Paternity Status in Arabian Social and Cultural Contexts” by Abdallah A. Adlan and Henk A. M. J. ten Have

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  1. Adlan, A.A., and H.A.M.J. ten Have. 2012. The dilemma of revealing sensitive information on paternity status in Arabian social and cultural contexts: Telling the truth about paternity in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 9(4): doi:10.1007/s11673-012-9390-y.

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Komesaroff, P.A. Cross-Cultural Issues in Ethics: Context Is Everything. Bioethical Inquiry 9, 417–418 (2012).

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  • Ethics
  • Research
  • Genetics
  • Non-paternity
  • Culture
  • Discourse