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Solidarity in Biomedicine and Beyond
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Main description:

In times of global economic and political crises, the notion of solidarity is gaining new currency. This book argues that a solidarity-based perspective can help us to find new ways to address pressing problems. Exemplified by three case studies from the field of biomedicine: databases for health and disease research, personalised healthcare, and organ donation, it explores how solidarity can make a difference in how we frame problems, and in the policy solutions that we can offer.


Contents:

1. Solidarity. A brief history of a concept, and a project; Part I. Theorising Solidarity: 2. Solidarity – intellectual background and important themes; 3. What is solidarity?; 4. Solidarity – normative approaches; Part II. Solidarity in Practice: 5. Solidarity in practice I: governing health databases; 6. Solidarity in practice II: personalised medicine and health care; 7. Solidarity and organ donation; Part III. Conclusions: 8. Solidarity with whom? Conclusions and ways forward.


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ISBN-13: 9781108109697
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: January, 2017
Pages: 256
Dimensions: 152.00 x 228.00 x 16.00

Subcategories: Ethics