How Ethical Systems Change: Eugenics, the Final Solution, Bioethics (BOK)

Sheldon Ekland-Olson, Julie Beicken

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Mandatory sterilization laws enacted in dozens of states coast-to-coast and approved by the U.S. Supreme Court formed the initial pillar for what became the Final Solution. Following WWII, there was renewed interest in a more inclusive view of social worth and the autonomy of the individual. Social movements were launched to secure broad-based revisions in civil and human rights. This book is based on a hugely popular undergraduate course taught at the University of Texas, and is ideal for those interested in science-based policy, the social construction of social worth, social problems, and social movements. This book is an excerpt from a larger text, Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides?,


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Julie Beicken, Sheldon Ekland-Olson
ISBN 9780415501620
Antall sider 88 Dimensjoner 17,8cm x 25,4cm x 0,8cm
Vekt 186 gram Emner og form Social issues & processes, Ethical issues & debates