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Bioethics and vulnerability [electronic resource] : a Latin American view / Florencia Luna ; edited by Peter Herissone-Kelly ; translated from the Spanish by Laura Pakter.

By: Luna, Florencia.
Contributor(s): Herissone-Kelly, Peter | Pakter, Laura.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Value inquiry book series: ; Value inquiry book seriesValues in bioethics: 180.Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xi, 177 p.).ISBN: 9781429456531 (electronic bk.); 1429456531 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bioethics -- Latin America | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Business EthicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bioethics and vulnerability.DDC classification: 174/.957098 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Latin American bioethics: some reflections -- Cases and casuistry -- Respect for persons and the illiterate -- Internal reasons and abortion -- To procreate or not to procreate? AIDS and reproductive rights -- Assisted reproduction and local experiences: women and context in Latin America -- Social science research and respect for persons -- AIDS, research, and acceptable codes -- Ongoing controversies -- Corruption.
Summary: "This book presents some of the challenges bioethics in Latin America faces today. It considers them through the lenses of vulnerable populations, those incapable of protecting their own interests, such as the illiterate, women in societies disrespectful of their reproductive rights, and research subjects in contexts where resources are scarce."--Publisher.
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Latin American bioethics: some reflections -- Cases and casuistry -- Respect for persons and the illiterate -- Internal reasons and abortion -- To procreate or not to procreate? AIDS and reproductive rights -- Assisted reproduction and local experiences: women and context in Latin America -- Social science research and respect for persons -- AIDS, research, and acceptable codes -- Ongoing controversies -- Corruption.

"This book presents some of the challenges bioethics in Latin America faces today. It considers them through the lenses of vulnerable populations, those incapable of protecting their own interests, such as the illiterate, women in societies disrespectful of their reproductive rights, and research subjects in contexts where resources are scarce."--Publisher.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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