This volume brings together selected papers commissioned and published by the Cardiff Centre for Ethics, Law & Society and includes contributions from international experts on topics including agriculture, ethics and bioethics.
This key collection brings together a selection of papers commissioned and published by the Cardiff Centre for Ethics, Law & Society. It incorporates contributions from a group of international experts along with a selection of short opinion pieces writte
Society, Ethics, and the Law: A Reader is an engaging, thoughtful, and academic text designed to help students make connections to ethical issues using real-world examples and thought-provoking discussion questions.
This volume forms part of a series exploring key issues in ethics, law and society, published in association with the Cardiff Centre for Ethics, Law and Society. The works collectively address new technological, social and regulatory developments and the fresh ethical dilemmas these pose, and also critically compel an urgent revisiting of social and legal issues that were once the subject of controversy but which have now fallen out of the line of sight of academics, politicians and policy-makers. This fifth and final volume brings the series to a close and is dedicated to the memory of Dr Jennifer Gunning.
An introduction to the ethical and legal dilemmas in nursing practice, this text is designed to provoke the nurse to reflect on the nature of his or her professional obligations and future practice. The authors firstly familiarise the reader with the basic principles of ethical debate and the overall structure of the legal system as it effects nurses. They then address the fundamental dilemmas of nursing practice, such as whether or not paternalism can ever be justified, if patients have the right to die, and what a nurse's response should be to poor professional practice by colleagues. The book aims to enhance the reader's understanding of the issues, and to educate nurses to develop their own skills of reasoning and judgement.
Ethical, Legal, Cultural and Socioeconomic Implications
Author: Dhavendra Kumar
Publisher: Academic Press
Genomics and Society; Ethical, Legal-Cultural, and Socioeconomic Implications is the first book to address the vast and thorny web of ELSI topics identified as core priorities of the NHGRI in 2011. The work addresses fundamental issues of biosociety and bioeconomy as the revolution in biology moves from research lab to healthcare system. Of particular interest to healthcare practitioners, bioethicists, and health economists, and of tangential interest to the gamut of applied social scientists investigating the societal impact of new medical paradigms, the work describes a myriad of issues around consent, confidentiality, rights, patenting, regulation, and legality in the new era of genomic medicine. Addresses the vast and thorny web of ELSI topics identified as core priorities of the NHGRI in 2011 Presents the core fundamental issues of biosociety and bioeconomy as the revolution in biology moves from research lab to healthcare system Describes a myriad of issues around consent, including confidentiality, rights, patenting, regulation, and more
Technology is transforming how we work and live, making the relationship between business and society more integrated than ever. Business and Society: Ethical, Legal, and Digital Environments is a fresh new text that prepares students for the modern workplace by exploring the opportunities and challenges they will undoubtedly face in today's global society. Chapters on Social Media and Citizen Movements, Big Data and Hacking, and Privacy in the Digital Age provide in-depth coverage of all the ways technology affects businesses, employees, and consumers. Authors Cynthia E. Clark, Kabrina K. Chang, and Sean P. Melvin discuss legal and ethical issues in every chapter and use real-world cases to provide students with an interesting, holistic understanding of business and society.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions with Case Examples
Author: Ellsworth L. Fersch
Category: Business & Economics
This volume provides a clear and compelling introduction to the most controversial moral and legal problems in society. Focusing on ethical and legal decision making, it directs attention to the issues raised by the general public and by students of law, philosophy, justice, and social policy. Some frequently asked questions and examples address basic life and death issues: abortion and infanticide; care of children, at risk because of predatory priests or alternatives to medicine; capital punishment, in general and excluding juveniles and the mentally retarded; right to die, including physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia. Other frequently asked questions and examples address administrative practices: affirmative action, especially in higher education; professional conduct of lawyers, doctors, and educators; sexual conduct, including homosexual behavior and same-sex marriage; privacy, as a personal problem and a Constitutional right. The materials examine many controversies in ethical and legal decision making: where competing moral and ethical values come from; how to balance reason and faith as significant factors; what the role of personal religious, political, and philosophical views is in deciding; which method is of use in interpreting the U.S. and State Constitutions; what factors to use in the confirmation of Justices and others; the importance of stability v. the necessity for change in addressing moral problems; whether legislatures or courts can better solve contemporary problems; the wide variety of views of ethical and legal decision making. The extensive bibliography directs students and the public interested in further material to the important world where ethics and law, morality and public policy interact. This brief and readable book is the first place to look for what most people want to know about law and ethics.
Deinstitutionalizing Long Term Care: Making Legal Strides, Avoiding Policy Errors
Author: Marshall B. Kapp, JD, MPH, FCLM
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
We are now engaged in a movement that de-emphasizes the reliance on institutional forms of long-term care for disabled persons needing ongoing daily living assistance and converges on the use of non-institutional service providers abnd residential settings. In this latest edition of Ethics, Law and Aging Review , Kapp and ten expert contributors help us examine the forces and potential for changeing the long-term care industry (both positively and negatively) and address this paradigm shift from the inpersonal, public psychiatric institutions of the 1960s and 1970s to the present-day assisted living environments that have been fueled by economic, social, polictical, and legal forces. Most important ly, this volume identifies obstaclesto change and enlighten service providers, advocates, and key policy makers to the pitfalls that can largely interfere with positive outcomes as a result of long-term care deinstitutionalization. Topics explored include: Community-based alternatives for older adults with serious mental illness Failing consumer-directed alternatives to nursing homes Ethics of Medicare privatization