Bioethics In Singapore: The Ethical Microcosm by Calvin Wai-loon HoBioethics In Singapore: The Ethical Microcosm by Calvin Wai-loon Ho

Bioethics In Singapore: The Ethical Microcosm

byCalvin Wai-loon Ho

Paperback | July 20, 2010

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This book provides an analysis of the ways in which the BAC has established an ethical framework for biomedical research in Singapore, following the launch of the Biomedical Sciences Initiative by the Singapore Government. The editors and authors have an intimate knowledge of the working of the BAC, and the focus of the book includes the ways in which international forces have influenced the form and substance of bioethics in Singapore. Together, the authors offer a comparative account of the institutionalisation of biomedical research ethics in Singapore, considered in the wider context of international regulatory efforts. The book reviews the work of the BAC by placing it within the broader cultural, social and political discourses that have emerged in relation to the life sciences since the turn of the 21st century. This book is not primarily intended to be a retrospect or an appraisal of the contribution of the BAC, though this is one aspect of it. Rather, the main intention is to make a substantive contribution to the rapidly emerging field of bioethics. Ethical discussions in the book include consideration of stem cell research and cloning, genetics and research with human participants, and focus on likely future developments as well as the past.
Title:Bioethics In Singapore: The Ethical MicrocosmFormat:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:July 20, 2010Publisher:World Scientific PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9814327115

ISBN - 13:9789814327114

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