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Title Bioethics and vulnerability : a Latin American view / Florencia Luna ; edited by Peter Herissone-Kelly ; translated from the Spanish by Laura Pakter.
Imprint 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.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Bioethics -- Latin America.
Latin America.
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.
Other Author Herissone-Kelly, Peter.
Pakter, Laura.
Other Title Print version: Luna, Florencia. Bioethics and vulnerability. Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2006 9042020733 9789042020733