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  1. Donna Dickenson (2003). Risk and Luck in Medical Ethics. Polity.
  2. Diana Tietjens Meyers (2002). Gender in the Mirror: Cultural Imagery and Women's Agency. OUP USA.
    The cultural imagery of women is deeply ingrained in our consciousness. So deeply, in fact, that feminists see this as a fundamental threat to female autonomy because it enshrines procreative heterosexuality as well as the relations of domination and subordination between men and women. Diana Meyers' book is about this cultural imagery - and how, once it is internalized, it shapes perception, reflection, judgement, and desire. These intergral images have a deep impact not only on the individual psyche, but also (...)
  3. Moses L. Pava (1999). The Search for Meaning in Organizations: Seven Practical Questions for Ethical Managers. Quorum.
    This book is an engaging contribution to the literature on management, business and society, and the theory and practice of ethics.
  4. Ian Jones & Michael G. Pollitt (eds.) (2002). Understanding How Issues in Business Ethics Develop. Palgrave-Macmillan.
    Business ethics is currently a significant and widely debated global issue, and one that no business can afford to ignore. In this book, the authors bring together a diverse range of views on the subject, arising from an international conference on business ethics.Chapters on highly topical issues such as GM foods, child labor and bribery will make this an important tool for many businesses.
  5. John Kleinig & Yurong Zhang (eds.) (1993). Professional Law Enforcement Codes: A Documentary Collection. Greenwood Press.
    This volume fills that gap and offers teachers in criminal justice ethics and law enforcement practitioners a rich selection of materials that have emerged in ...
  6. H. H. Rosenbrock (1990). Machines with a Purpose. Oxford University Press.
    There is at present a widespread unease about the direction in which our technology is taking us, apparently against our will. Promising advances seem to carry with them unforeseen negative consequences, including damage to the environment and the reduction of work to the trivial mechanical repetition of actions which have no human meaning. However, attempts to design a better, human-centered technology--one that complements rather than rejects human skills--are all too often frustrated by the prevailing belief that "man is a machine," (...)
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  7. Christine Doddington (2007). Child-Centred Education: Reviving the Creative Tradition. Sage Publications.
    Against an increasingly authoritarian background of testing and instruction, concern is growing about disengagement and loss of depth and quality in education at all levels. Child Centred Education seeks to explore the role of Primary education within this debate. This book inspires teachers seeking to make their practice more genuinely educational. Authors Christine Doddington and Mary Hilton capture the current opinion that primary schools can begin to reclaim some of their autonomy, be innovative, and become more creative. Based on wide (...)
  8. Spyros Doxiadis (ed.) (1985). Ethical Issues in Preventive Medicine. Distributors for United States and Canada.
  9. Norman E. Bowie (ed.) (2002). The Blackwell Guide to Business Ethics. Blackwell.
    This text discusses theoretical and pedagogical issues, ethical issues in the practice of business, and new directions in the field of business ethics.
  10. Donna Dickenson (2000). In Two Minds: A Casebook of Psychiatric Ethics. Oxford University Press.
    In Two Minds is a practical casebook of problem solving in psychiatric ethics. Written in a lively and accessible style, it builds on a series of detailed case histories to illustrate the central place of ethical reasoning as a key competency for clinical work and research in psychiatry. Topics include risk, dangerousness and confidentiality; judgements of responsibility; involuntary treatment and mental health legislation; consent to genetic screening; dual role issues in child and adolescent psychiatry; needs assessment; cross-cultural and gender issues; (...)
  11. Richard A. Gabriel (1982). To Serve with Honor: A Treatise on Military Ethics and the Way of the Soldier. Greenwood Press.
  12. Baird Callicott & Robert Frodeman (eds.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy. Macmillan Reference.
  13. Robert Lafaille & Stephen Fulder (eds.) (1993). Towards a New Science of Health. Routledge.
    The foundations of the health sciences need to be re-conceptualized. The mechanistic biomedical model seemingly so successful in the past is now criticized for its failure to explain what health is and how it can be maintained. The world's major health problems no longer seem to be under control. Towards a New Science of Health presents a radical alternative to current biomedical thinking. This unique and controversial book is the first to offer serious practical ideas for the renewal of the (...)
  14. Stefan N. Willich & Susanna Elm (eds.) (2001). Medical Challenges for the New Millennium: An Interdisciplinary Task. Kluwer Academic Publishers.
    Today the medical community faces a number of pressing issues. Molecular and high-tech medicine, despite their tremendous successes, also burden us with new ethical dilemmas: when and how to die, whose life to preserve, whether to modify genes and to create life, and how to pay for it all. Furthermore, alternative methods appear to work at least for certain disorders. They are popular and definitely cost less, while the spiraling costs of conventional medicine have led to the development of managed (...)
  15. C. M. Fisher (2003). Business Ethics and Values. Ft Prentice Hall.
  16. Walter W. Manley (1990). Critical Issues in Business Conduct: Legal, Ethical, and Social Challenges for the 1990s. Quorum Books.
  17. Bernard Berofsky (1995). Liberation From Self: A Theory of Personal Autonomy. Cambridge University Press.
    This is the most detailed, sophisticated and comprehensive treatment of autonomy currently available. Moreover it argues for a quite different conception of autonomy from that found in the philosophical literature. Professor Berofsky claims that the idea of autonomy originating in the self is a seductive but ultimately illusory one. The only serious way of approaching the subject is to pay due attention to psychology, and to view autonomy as the liberation from the disabling effects of physiological and psychological afflictions. A (...)
  18. Daniel Pick (1993). War Machine: The Rationalisation of Slaughter in the Modern Age. Yale University Press.
    He discusses the work of such familiar commentators as Clausewitz, Engels, and Treitschke, and examines little-known writings by Proudhon, De Quincey, Ruskin, Valery, and many others, culminating in the extraordinary dialogue between Freud ...
  19. John H. Kultgen (1995). Autonomy and Intervention: Parentalism in the Caring Life. Oxford University Press.
    The basic relationship between people should be care, and the caring life is the highest which humans can live. Unfortunately, care that is not thoughtful slides into illegitimate intrusion on autonomy. Autonomy is a basic good, and we should not abridge it without good reason. On the other hand, it is not the only good. We must sometimes intervene in the lives of others to protect them from grave harms or provide them with important benefits. The reflective person, therefore, needs (...)
  20. Helga Kuhse (1997). Caring: Nurses, Women, and Ethics. Blackwell Publishers.
  21. Archie B. Carroll (2002). Business & Society: Ethics and Stakeholder Management. South-Western College Pub./Thomson Learning.
  22. Hazel Biggs (2001). Euthanasia, Death with Dignity, and the Law. Hart Publishing.
    Machine generated contents note: Table of Cases xi -- Table of legislation xv -- Introduction: Medicine Men, Outlaws and Voluntary Euthanasia 1 -- 1. To Kill or not to Kill; is that the Euthanasia Question? 9 -- Introduction-Why Euthanasia? 9 -- Dead or alive? 16 -- Euthanasia as Homicide 25 -- Euthanasia as Death with Dignity 29 -- 2. Euthanasia and Clinically assisted Death: from Caring to Killing? 35 -- Introduction 35 -- The Indefinite Continuation of Palliative Treatment 38 -- (...)
  23. Emile Durkheim (1957/1992). Professional Ethics and Civic Morals. Routledge.
    In Professional Ethics and Civic Morals , Emile Durkheim outlined the core of his theory of morality and social rights which was to dominate his work throughout the course of his life. In Durkheim's view, sociology is a science of morals which are objective social facts, and these moral regulations form the basis of individual rights and obligations. This book is crucial to an understanding of Durkheim's sociology because it contains his much-neglected theory of the state as a moral institution, (...)
  24. Marshall B. Kapp (1998). Our Hands Are Tied: Legal Tensions and Medical Ethics. Auburn House.
    An in-depth investigation of the influence that apprehension about litigation and legal liability exerts on ethical medical practice today.
  25. Brenda Almond (ed.) (1995/1999). Introducing Applied Ethics. Blackwell.
    This timely collection of introductory essays provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to, and survey of, the major moral debates of today.
  26. Edmund D. Pellegrino (1988). For the Patient's Good: The Restoration of Beneficence in Health Care. Oxford University Press.
    In this companion volume to their 1981 work, A Philosophical Basis of Medical Practice, Pellegrino and Thomasma examine the principle of beneficence and its role in the practice of medicine. Their analysis, which is grounded in a thorough-going philosophy of medicine, addresses a wide array of practical and ethical concerns that are a part of health care decision-making today. Among these issues are the withdrawing and withholding of nutrition and hydration, competency assessment, the requirements for valid surrogate decision-making, quality-of-life determinations, (...)
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  27. G. R. Dunstan & Elliot A. Shinebourne (eds.) (1989). Doctors' Decisions: Ethical Conflicts in Medical Practice. Oxford University Press.
    Much of today's writing on medical ethics is strong on philosophical theory or on legal speculation, but weak on practice. In this book, practitioners in a wide range of specialties describe the process of making ethical decisions in their everyday work. A moral philosopher analyzes their conclusions, and the theological implications are developed by a Christian theologian and Rabbinic scholar. Thorough and eclectic, this book should be read by all who seek the good of the profession of medicine.
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  28. William Campbell Felch (1996). The Secret(S) of Good Patient Care: Thoughts on Medicine in the 21st Century. Praeger.
  29. Scott Gordon (1980). Welfare, Justice, and Freedom. Columbia University Press.
  30. Konstantin Kolenda (ed.) (1988). Organizations and Ethical Individualism. Praeger.
  31. Andreas R. Prindl & B. Prodhan (eds.) (1994). Ethical Conflicts in Finance. Blackwell Finance.
    Drawing together leading commentators in the field, this text provides a broad analysis of the most important types of conflict found in finance.
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  32. Gregory E. Pence (2002). Brave New Bioethics. Rowman & Littlefield.
  33. C. William Pollard & Donald D. Holt (eds.) (2005). The Heart of a Business Ethic. University Press of America.
  34. Frank H. Marsh (1990). Medicine and Money: A Study of the Role of Beneficence in Health Care Cost Containment. Greenwood Press.
  35. R. Edward Freeman (ed.) (1991). Business Ethics: The State of the Art. Oxford University Press.
    This book is a unique collection of essays by the leading scholars in business ethics. The purpose of the volume is to examine the emergence of business ethics as an important element of managerial practice and as an integral area of scholarship. The four lead essays--by Norman Bowie, Kenneth Goodpaster, Thomas Donaldson, and Ezra Bowen--are examples of some of the best thinking about the role of ethics in business. These essays examine such issues as the nature of scholarship and knowledge (...)
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  36. Derek Wall (1994). Green History: A Reader in Environmental Literature, Philosophy, and Politics. Routledge.
    Charting the origins of the modern ecology movement over more than two thousand years, this volume gives a voice to those hidden from history, revealing "green" themes within artistic and scientific thought. This title available in eBook format. Click here for more information . Visit our eBookstore at:
  37. Tʻae-chʻang Kim & James Allen Dator (eds.) (1999). Co-Creating a Public Philosophy for Future Generations. Praeger.
  38. W. Michael Hoffman (ed.) (1994). Emerging Global Business Ethics. Quorum Books.
  39. Kenneth E. Goodpaster (2007). Conscience and Corporate Culture. Blackwell Pub..
    Conscience and Corporate Culture advances the constructive dialogue on a moral conscience for corporations. Written for educators in the field of business ethics and practicing corporate executives, the book serves as a platform on a subject profoundly difficult and timely. Written from the unique vantage point of an author who is a philosopher, professor of business administration, and a corporate consultant A vital resource for both educators in the field of business ethics and practicing corporate executives Forwards the constructive dialogue (...)
  40. Thomas C. Wyatt & Reuven Gal (eds.) (1990). Legitimacy and Commitment in the Military. Greenwood Press.
    The work is divided into three main parts that focus on some of the theoretical puzzles inherent in the combination of military ethics and moral values; assess ...
  41. Donald Evans (1996). A Decent Proposal: Ethical Review of Clinical Research. Wiley.
  42. Alexander Sanger (2004). Beyond Choice: Reproductive Freedom in the 21st Century. Public Affairs.
    The origins of choice -- The reproductive rights debate that ignored reproduction -- Putting reproduction back into reproductive freedom -- Reproductive freedom and human evolution -- Enlisting men in support of reproductive freedom -- Defending reproductive freedom from the dangers of reproductive technology -- Ought there be a law? -- Beyond choice.
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  43. Andrew Knight (2011). The Costs and Benefits of Animal Experiments. Palgrave Macmillan.
  44. George J. Agich (1993). Autonomy and Long-Term Care. Oxford University Press.
    The realities and myths of long-term care and the challenges it poses for the ethics of autonomy are analyzed in this perceptive work. The book defends the concept of autonomy, but argues that the standard view of autonomy as non-interference and independence has only a limited applicability for long term care. The treatment of actual autonomy stresses the developmental and social nature of human persons and the priority of identification over autonomous choice. The work balances analysis of the ethical concepts (...)
  45. Sophie Petit-Zeman (2005). Doctor, What's Wrong?: Making the Nhs Human Again. Routledge.
    The NHS is an institution of great importance to everybody in the UK - not only doctors, nurses and other health professionals, but also to patients, carers and their families. However, problems within the NHS are regularly reported in the media and we are all anxious about waiting lists, about whether potential illnesses will be identified treated in time, about bleeding to death on trollies in corridors or being struck down by antibiotic-resistant superbugs. This engaging book aims to explore and (...)
  46. Trevor Smith (1999). Ethics in Medical Research: A Handbook of Good Practice. Cambridge University Press.
    This is a comprehensive and practical guide to the ethical issues raised by different kinds of medical research, and is the first such book to be written with the needs of the researcher in mind. Clearly structured and written in a plain and accessible style, the book covers every significant ethical issue likely to be faced by researchers and research ethics committees. The author outlines and clarifies official guidelines, gives practical advice on how to adhere to these, and suggests procedures (...)
  47. John F. Monagle (1998). Health Care Ethics: Critical Issues for the 21st Century. Aspen Publishers, Inc..
    This was designed for all instructors who teach aspects of biological evolution in their college courses.
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  48. Joseph B. Atkins (ed.) (2002). The Mission: Journalism, Ethics and the World. Iowa State University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: Contributors ix -- Foreword by Douglas A. Boyd andJoseph D. Straubhaar xiii -- Preface byMariaHenson xv -- Acknowledgments xvii -- Part I. Introduction 1 -- Chapter 1. Journalism as a Mission: Ethics and Purpose -- from an International Perspective -- by Joseph B. Atkins 3 -- Chapter 2. Chaos and Order: Sacrificing the Individual for the -- Sake of Social Harmony -- by John C. Merrill 17 -- Part II. In the United States and Latin America (...)
  49. Damian Grace (1998). Business Ethics: Australian Problems and Cases. Oxford University Press.
    This book sets out in plain language ethical questions of direct relevance to business today. This new edition expands the range of issues covered and includes a chapter on international business ethics, drawing extensively from Asian examples.
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  50. Roger Brownsword, W. R. Cornish & Margaret Llewelyn (eds.) (1998). Law and Human Genetics: Regulating a Revolution. Hart Pub..
    This special issue of the Modern Law Review addresses a range of key issues - conceptual, ethical, political and practical - arising from the regulatory ...
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