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Author Luna, Florencia.

Title Bioethics and vulnerability : a Latin American view / Florencia Luna ; edited by Peter Herissone-Kelly ; translated from the Spanish by Laura Pakter
Published Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 177 pages)
Series Value inquiry book series
Values in bioethics ; 180
Value inquiry book series.
Value inquiry book series. Values in bioethics ; 180
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bioethics -- Latin America.
Form Electronic book
Author Herissone-Kelly, Peter.
Pakter, Laura.
ISBN 1429456531 (electronic bk.)
9781429456531 (electronic bk.)