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The Ethics of Pediatric Research

David Wendler

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730087
eISBN:
9780199776689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730087.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Millions of children suffer from diseases and illnesses who do not have adequate treatment. And many other children are harmed by medicines intended to help them. To protect and help these children ... More


Speaking to power: Advocacy for health and social care

David Donnison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420381
eISBN:
9781447303589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420381.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Advocacy is an area of increasing importance in service provision, where new ways of working have to be found that increasingly create an enabling, rather than a providing, state. It has an important ... More


Protecting Vulnerable Human Subjects in Research

Adil E. Shamoo and David B. Resnik

in Responsible Conduct of Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368246
eISBN:
9780199867615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368246.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter discusses ethical issues and policies relating to the protection of vulnerable subjects in research. It reviews the history of human experimentation with vulnerable human subjects such ... More


Problems with the Comprehension of Miranda Rights Among Vulnerable Suspects

Lawrence S. Wrightsman and Mary L. Pitman

in The Miranda Ruling: Its Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730902
eISBN:
9780199776986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730902.003.005
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter reviews recent research on the comprehension of the Miranda rights by members of several vulnerable groups. For example, the warnings often exceed the reading level of the typical ... More


The Futures of Open Subjects

James Kuzner

in Open Subjects: English Renaissance Republicans, Modern Selfhoods and the Virtue of Vulnerability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642533
eISBN:
9780748651580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642533.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents a few points on how selves can and should go about shaping their futures. It also takes a look at Satan, the fallen angel who does not appreciate his vulnerability. The chapter ... More


Coming to care: The work and family lives of workers caring for vulnerable children

Julia Brannen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348500
eISBN:
9781447301882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348500.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book contributes to the understanding of care and care work in children's services in Britain in the early twenty-first century. It provides insights into the factors that influence why people ... More


Conclusion

James L. Crenshaw

in Defending God: Biblical Responses to the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195140026
eISBN:
9780199835607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140028.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Bible lays itself open to charges of divine injustice in the way it treats election, divine zeal, and prolonged inaction while evil blossoms and bears fruit, the dark side of God, divine pathos, ... More


Vulnerable adults and families

Malcolm Payne

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0035
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter addresses the issue of whether palliative care services are responsible for protecting vulnerable adults and families. Vulnerability to abuse and neglect is increased for dying people ... More


Battling Corruption: Has NREGA Reached India's Rural Poor?

Shylashri Shankar and Raghav Gaiha

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198085003
eISBN:
9780199082476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085003.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

How can the government and citizens become more responsive to each other in alleviating poverty and reducing corruption? The book tests several intuitions including whether vulnerable groups demand ... More


The Problems of Commodity Dependence

Mohammad A. Razzaque, Philip Osafa‐Kwaako, and Roman Grynberg

in Commodity Prices and Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199234707
eISBN:
9780191715488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234707.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the reliance of least developed countries (LDCs), small vulnerable states (SVS), and heavily indebted poor countries (HIPCs) on commodities for production and export and the ... More


Exploitation in Clinical Research

Alan Wertheimer

in Rethinking the Ethics of Clinical Research: Widening the Lens

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199743513
eISBN:
9780199827145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743513.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The “off-shoring” of clinical research is a growing phenomenon. It is often argued that international research exploits people in developing nations for the benefit of people in developed nations. ... More


Conclusions

Louise Ellison

in The Adversarial Process and the Vulnerable Witness

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299097
eISBN:
9780191685613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299097.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on vulnerable witnesses and the adversarial process in the criminal justice system in Great Britain. The result reveals the limitations ... More


A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

John Hills and Kitty Stewart (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This major new book provides, for the first time, a detailed evaluation of policies on poverty and social exclusion since 1997, and their effects. Bringing together leading experts in the field, it ... More


The International Law of Genetic Discrimination: The Power of ‘Never Again’

Iulia Voina Motoc

in New Technologies and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562572
eISBN:
9780191705328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562572.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines genetic discrimination through the lens of international law. The main questions asked are: What is the meaning of genetic discrimination? How can laws on genetic privacy ... More


Justice and Empathy: Toward a Constitutional Ideal

Robert A. Burt

Frank Iacobucci (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300224269
eISBN:
9780300231854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224269.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Supreme Court long considered its highest mission to be the protection of individual liberty from intrusion by government, but the court shifted its focus to social and economic equality. This ... More


Crying for Our Elders: African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS

Kristen E. Cheney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437408
eISBN:
9780226437682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437682.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The African HIV/AIDS pandemic has defined the childhoods of an entire generation. Many children have lost their parents to AIDS while HIV-infected children are now surviving thanks to life-saving ... More


Vulnerability and young people: Care and social control in policy and practice

Kate Brown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318170
eISBN:
9781447318200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The identification and management of vulnerability has come to play an important role in welfare and criminal justice processes, yet the rising popularity of the notion has largely escaped scrutiny. ... More


Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Jody Heymann, Lorraine Sherr, and Rachel Kidman (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Each year, over a quarter of a million children die of AIDS. Another 2 million children currently live with HIV, most in sub-Saharan Africa. Millions more are affected when AIDS enters their families ... More


The Vulnerable Witnesses Scotland Act 2004: Text and Commentary

Laura Sharp and Margaret Ross

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860455
eISBN:
9781474406307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860455.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book contains the main provisions of the Vulnerable Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2004 with a commentary informed by the authors’ experience of vulnerable witnesses in practice. The Act created a new ... More


Selling Welfare Reform: Work-First and the New Common Sense of Employment

Frank Ridzi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814775936
eISBN:
9780814777374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The 1996 Welfare Reform Act promised to end welfare as we knew it. This book uses rich ethnographic detail to examine how new welfare-to-work policies, time limits, and citizenship documentation ... More


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