Solidarity in biomedicine and beyond

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 an...

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Main Authors: Prainsack, Barbara, Buyx, Alena (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2017
Series:Cambridge bioethics and law
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Summary: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
Physical Description:xiv, 231 pages digital
ISBN:9781139696593