Wydanie: 2010 r.
Dostępność: aktualnie niedostępny
This book represents the coming together of a number of internationally renowned scholars from science, philosophy, law and social science. Each author presents a distinctive and critical account of the current ethical, social and jurisprudential issues concerning stem cell science: together covering both its research beginnings, and the future translation into the clinical setting. Original to this volume is an emphasis on the inter-state implications of developments in stem cell science from the perspective of a truly global collaboration of leading authors. Academics and policy-makers will find it an invaluable contribution to the socio-political and ethical discourse of stem cell science.Sample Chapter(s)Chapter 1: Contested Cells: Global Perspectivesonthe Stem Cell Debate i?!i? A Critical Introduction (269 KB)Contents: A Case Study of Experimental Stem Cell Therapy and the Risks of Over-Regulation (A Hollander)Stem Cell Technology: From Research Regulation to Clinical Applications (D Chalmers)Legal Imperialism in the Regulation of Stem Cell Research and Therapy: The Problem of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (D Cutas & C Munthe)Governing Cloning: United Nations’ Debates and the Institutional Context of Standards (W C Ho)Sociological Reflections on Ethics, Embryonic Stem Cells and Translational Research (C Williams & S Wainwright)Rhetoric, Power and Legitimacy in Public Discourse: A Critical Analysis of the Public Debate Surrounding the Review of Embryo Research and Cloning Legislation in Australia in 2005 (T Lysaght & I Kerridge)New Developments in Stem Cell Science: iPS Cells and the Challenge to Consent (J Mackenney & B Capps)‘Reasonable Suffering’: The Application of Stem Cell Technologies to Non-Human Animals (J Yeates)Ontological Status of Human–Non-Human Embryonic Chimeras (J Kuře)Religion, Civic Virtue and the Stem Cell Debate (C L Teoh)Rejuvenated Federalism: State-Based Stem Cell Research Policy (G Lomax)Hybrid Embryos — Ethics, Law and Rhetoric in the United Kingdom's Stem Cell Policy (N Hammond-Browning & S Holm)Stem Cell Research and Its Clinical Application in China: Interactions Between Science, Ethics and Society (R-Z Qiu & X-M Zhai)Neither a ‘Person’ Not a ‘Thing’: The Controversy Concerning the Moral and Legal Status of Human Embryos in Japan (S Kodama & A Akabayashi)A Tale of Two Countries: Czech and Slovak Stem Cell Biopolicies (P Sýkora)Readership: Academics, lawyers, policymakers, students and lay public.