This book is a comprehensive exploration of the relationship between the social sciences and the appearance and growth of bioethics, and provides new analysis on how ordinary questions become "bioethical" questions. * Provides new analysis on the variations between different countries and their health systems * Questions why some bioethical issues fail to attract the attention of bioethicists * Investigates the effect of the rise of bioethics in the field of medical sociology * An essential text for medical sociologists, medical anthropologists, bioethicists, and to the increasingly large audience of those interested in the relationship between the social sciences and bioethics
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Author Biography - Raymond de Vries
Raymond De Vries is a member of the Bioethics Program at the University of Michigan. Leigh Turner is an Associate Professor in the Biomedical Ethics Unit and Department of Social Studies of Medicine at McGill University. Kristina Orfali is an Associate Clinical Professor of Bioethics in Pediatrics, a Research Scholar at Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy and a Faculty Associate in the Center for Bioethics at Columbia University. Charles Bosk is Professor of Sociology and Medical Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania.