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The UN Challenge to Guardianship and Surrogate Decision-Making.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2022 Mar; Vol. 52 (2), pp. 4-6.

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Abstract: In 2006, the United Nations issued the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Convention, together with an accompanying commentary, urges governments to abandon laws authorizing guardianship and substitute decision-making for people...

Structural Injustices in Our Nonideal World.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2020 Nov; Vol. 50 (6), pp. 42-43.

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Abstract: Madison Powers and Ruth Faden's book Structural Injustice: Power, Advantage, and Human Rights (Oxford University Press, 2019), is an invaluable contribution to help us grasp the contemporary ills of our nonideal world. The authors' general claim is tha...

A Matter of Justice: "Fat" Is Not Necessarily a Bad Word.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2020 Sep; Vol. 50 (5), pp. 11-16.

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Abstract: This essay argues that the discrimination that fat patients face is an issue of health justice. Insofar as this is the case, bioethicists and health care providers should not only care about it but also work to dismantle the systematic, institutional, ...

Human-Animal Chimeras: The Moral Insignificance of Uniquely Human Capacities.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2019 Sep; Vol. 49 (5), pp. 23-32.

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Abstract: Human-animal chimeras-creatures composed of a mix of animal and human cells-have come to play an important role in biomedical research, and they raise ethical questions. This article focuses on one particularly difficult set of questions-those related ...

Asylum, Refuge, and Justice in Health.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2019 May; Vol. 49 (3), pp. 13-17.

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Abstract: We are, as of May 2019, witnessing yet another "caravan" of people fleeing violence in Latin America, bonding together to reach the territory of safer states in the North. Similarly, in the fall of 2015, Europe experienced the movement of many refugees...

Becoming Good Citizens of Aging Societies.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2018 Sep; Vol. 48 Suppl 3, pp. S2-S9.

Abstract: The ethical dimensions of an aging society are larger than the experience of chronic illness, the moral concerns of health care professionals, or the allocation of health care resources. What, then, is the role of bioethics in an aging society, beyond ...

Patients as Rights Holders.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2017 Jul; Vol. 47 (4), pp. 32-39.

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Abstract: Autonomy and consent have been central values in Western moral and political thought for centuries. One way of understanding the bioethical models that started to develop, especially in the 1970s, is that they were about the fusion of a long-standing p...

Artificial Wombs and Abortion Rights.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2017 Jul; Vol. 47 (4), pp. inside back cover.

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Abstract: In a study published in late April in Nature Communications, the authors were able to sustain 105- to 115-day-old premature lamb fetuses-whose level of development was comparable to that of a twenty-three-week-old human fetus-for four weeks in an artif...

Just What Is the Disability Perspective on Disability?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2016 May; Vol. 46 (3), pp. 31-2.

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Abstract: In the helpful article "Why Bioethics Needs a Disability Moral Psychology," Joseph Stramondo adds to the critique of actually existing bioethics and explains why disability activists and scholars so often find fault with the arguments of bioethicists. ...

The Pedagogical Challenges of Teaching High School Bioethics: Insights from the Exploring Bioethics Curriculum.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2016 Jan-Feb; Vol. 46 (1), pp. 11-8.

Abstract: A belief that high school students have the cognitive ability to analyze and assess moral choices and should be encouraged to do so but have rarely been helped to do so was the motivation for developing Exploring Bioethics, a six-module curriculum and ...

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