Research on Human Subjects: Ethics, Law, and Social Policy
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
David N. Weisstub (ed.)
There have been serious controversies in the latter part of the 20th century about the roles and functions of scientific and medical research. In whose interests are medical and biomedical experiments conducted and what are the ethical implications of experimentation on subjects unable to give competent consent? From the decades following the Second World War and calls for the global banning of medical research to the cautious return to the notion that in controlled circumstances, medical research on human subjects is in the best interest of the given individual and the broader population, this book addresses the key implications of experimentation on humans. This volume covers major ethical themes within biomedical research providing historical, philosophical, legal and policy reflections on the literature and specific issues in the field of research on human subjects. Focusing on special populations (the elderly, children, prisoners and the cognitively impaired) it represents the most up-to-date review of the special ethical and legal conflicts that arise with relation to experimentation on subjects from these groups. In the light of current initiatives for law reform pertaining to research ethics the world over, this volume provides a timely, comprehensive and provocative exploration of the field. The volume has been carefully organized to present important philosophical perspectives on organizing principles that should underlie any practical application. A forward-looking historical review of the regulatory regimes of principal jurisdictions, including of the legal controls already in place, provides the backdrop for future policy initiatives. Additionally, in the light of global restructuring of health care systems, several chapters have been devoted to epidemiological research and related issues.
|Keywords||Human experimentation in medicine Moral and ethical aspects Human experimentation in medicine Law and legislation Human experimentation in medicine Social aspects Medicine Moral and ethical aspects Medicine Law and legislation Medicine Social aspects Medical ethics|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$74.32 used (71% off) $256.16 new Amazon page|
|Call number||R853.H8.R46 1998|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
S. N. Verdun-Jones & D. N. Weisstub, Drawing the Distinction Between Therapeutic Research and Non-Therapeutic Experimentation: Clearing a Way Through the Definitional Thicket.
Simon N. Verdun-Jones & D. N. Weisstub, The Regulation of Biomedical Experimentation in Canada: Development of an Effective Apparatus for the Implementation of Ethical Principles of Scientific Milieu.
D. N. Weisstub, S. N. Verdun-Jones & J. Walker, Biomedical Experimentation with Children: Balancing the Need for Protective Measures with the Need to Respect Children's Developing Ability to Make Significant Life Decisions for Themselves.
D. N. Weisstub & J. Arboleda-Florez, Ethical Research with Vulnerable Populations: The Developmentally Disabled.
D. N. Weisstub, J. Arboleda-Florez & G. F. Tomossy, Establishing the Boundaries of Ethically Permissible Research with Vulnerable Populations.
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Bradford H. Gray (1981). Human Subjects in Medical Experimentation: A Sociological Study of the Conduct and Regulation of Clinical Research. R.E. Krieger Pub. Co..
Ezekiel J. Emanuel (ed.) (2008). The Oxford Textbook of Clinical Research Ethics. Oxford University Press.
Hazel Biggs (2010). Healthcare Research Ethics and Law: Regulation, Review and Responsibility. Routledge-Cavendish.
James V. Lavery (ed.) (2007). Ethical Issues in International Biomedical Research: A Casebook. Oxford University Press.
Pamela A. Andanda (2006). The Law and Regulation of Clinical Research: Interplay with Public Policy and Bioethics. Focus Publilshers.
Adil E. Shamoo (2009). Responsible Conduct of Research. Oxford University Press.
Anna C. Mastroianni, Ruth R. Faden & Daniel D. Federman (eds.) (1994). Women and Health Research: Ethical and Legal Issues of Including Women in Clinical Studies. National Academy Press.
Robert J. Levine (1986). Ethics and Regulation of Clinical Research. Urban & Schwarzenberg.
Paul M. McNeill (1993). The Ethics and Politics of Human Experimentation. Cambridge University Press.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2009-01-28
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?