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Ethical issues & debates

Paperback. Gives us an account of the fundamental unit of heredity - and a vision of both humanity's past and future. In this book, the story begins in an obscure Augustinian abbey in Moravia in 1856 where a monk stumbles on the idea of a "Unit of heredity". It intersects with Darwin's theory of evolution, and collides with the horrors of Nazi eugenics. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: JFMG; PDR; PDX; PDZ; PSAK; TCBG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 32. Weight in Grams: 452.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099584575
ISBN
9780099584575

€ 13.99
€ 10.59

Paperback. This title sets out the case for a modern "ethical policing" approach. It aims to provide an introduction to the key issues surrounding ethics in policing, linking this to developments and human rights legislation. Num Pages: 254 pages, index. BIC Classification: HPQ; JFM; JKSW1; JKV; JPVH; LA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 17. Weight in Grams: 388.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781903240151
ISBN
9781903240151

€ 46.18

Paperback. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBTS; JFFE2; JFMX; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 267 x 16. Weight in Grams: 442.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231172639
ISBN
9780231172639

€ 41.99
€ 36.61

Paperback.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847063953
ISBN
9781847063953

€ 21.48

Paperback. The troubling story of how a cadre of influential scientists have clouded public understanding of scientific facts to advance a political and economic agenda. Num Pages: 368 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JFMG; PDR; RNPG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 197 x 23. Weight in Grams: 254. How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming. 368 pages, Illustrations. The troubling story of how a cadre of influential scientists have clouded public understanding of scientific facts to advance a political and economic agenda. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: JFMG; PDR; RNPG. Dimension: 142 x 197 x 23. Weight: 252.
Publisher
Bloomsbury
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408824832
ISBN
9781408824832

€ 14.99
€ 13.13

Paperback. Millions around the world die from preventable diseases. Millions more suffer from poor health as a result of extreme poverty. Who bears responsibility for health inequalities? Who should take responsibility for ameliorating them? This book explores the moral dilemmas posed by disparities in health across nations. Editor(s): Lenard, Patti Tamara; Straehle, Christine. Series: Studies in Global Justice and Human Rights. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JFM; JPSL; JPVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 227 x 16. Weight in Grams: 482.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748696260
ISBN
9780748696260

€ 23.13

Hardcover. Despite our culture's proclaimed respect for scientific reason, we live in a society that is no less bedazzled - and bedevilled - by myth than those of our remote ancestors. This book exposes the absurdity and occasional insanity of our godforsaken, demon-haunted contemporary culture. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJP; 3JM; HBTB; JFCA; JFM; JPWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 165 x 309 x 30. Weight in Grams: 550. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear in good dustwrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0007834
ISBN
9780500292587

€ 6.28

Hardcover. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JFFZ; JFM; WNG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 155 x 30. Weight in Grams: 544.
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226209890
ISBN
9780226209890

€ 25.99
€ 25.64

Paperback. When the author was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in his fifties he was angry - not with death but with the disease that would take him there, and with the suffering disease can cause when we are not allowed to put an end to it. In this book, he argues for our right to choose - our right to a good life, and a good death too. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: JFME. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 112 x 160 x 18. Weight in Grams: 48.
Publisher
Corgi
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552172776
ISBN
9780552172776

€ 6.24

Paperback. If we are to replace fear with confidence then we need a different story to tell, about state and society alike: a story that carries moral and political conviction. This book provides that story. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JFM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 192.
Publisher
Penguin Books
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780718191412
ISBN
9780718191412

€ 13.99
€ 10.85

Paperback. A beautifully written combination of memoir and a 'dissection' of prostitution - heart-breaking, courageous and redemptive. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: BT; JFMX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 132 x 24. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
Gill & Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780717160327
ISBN
9780717160327

€ 12.99
€ 11.92

Paperback. Tells the history of prostitution in Australia from before European colonisation onwards, and situates it within an international context of labour migration and policy formation. This title charts the ways in which prostitution contributed not just to women's economic survival but also to broader processes of colonisation and nation-building. Num Pages: 368 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1MBF; JFMX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 153 x 26. Weight in Grams: 456.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
University of New South Wales Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780868409016
ISBN
9780868409016

€ 35.66

Paperback. Ethical responsibility has intellectual and practical implications for social researchers. This book explores a range of issues, theories and questions, enabling readers to reflect upon, understand and critique these with confidence. With helpful examples and a glossary of terms, it is essential reading for new and experienced researchers alike. Num Pages: 200 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JFM; JHBC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 157 x 234 x 11. Weight in Grams: 316.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230202214
ISBN
9780230202214

€ 41.99
€ 40.84

Paperback. A liberal society stands on the proposition that we should all take seriously the idea that we might be wrong. The author makes a persuasive argument for the value of "liberal science" and the idea that conflicting views produce knowledge within society. The answer to bias and prejudice, he argues, is pluralism - not purism. Num Pages: 216 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFMD; JPVH1; JPVH2; LNDC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 141 x 12. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Enlarged
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226145938
ISBN
9780226145938

€ 16.99

Spiral-bound. Provides a much-needed summary of the complex issues surrounding film censorship and controversy; offers some practical suggestions for teaching about the determining factors in, and ideological importance of, censorship and classification. Series: Teaching Film and Media Studies S. Num Pages: 90 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: APF; JFD; JFMD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 174 x 232 x 6. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
British Film Institute
Number of pages
90
Format
Spiralbound
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844570799
ISBN
9781844570799

€ 42.99
€ 41.84

Hardcover. . . . Relyea's book provides good source material and discussion for an important juncture in American and world history, and also a point of departure for future studies of scientific communication in relation to national security concerns in the so-called Post-Cold War Setting. -Journal of Information Ethics Series: Information Management Policies & Services. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: GTC; JFMD; JPS; JWK; PDN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 241 x 164 x 22. Weight in Grams: 540. Very good to like new, with just minor shelfwear
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Praeger
Number of pages
268
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1994
SKU
KMB0000087
ISBN
9781567500967

€ 13.49

Hardcover. Issues surrounding organ transplantation are hotly and publicly debated: for it raises unique ethical questions regarding the rights and responsibilities of donors. Leading moral philosopher Janet Radcliffe Richards provides a sharp analysis, dissecting the commonly raised arguments concerning organ procurement from the living and the dead. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JFMG; MNQ; PSAD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 163 x 28. Weight in Grams: 490.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199575558
ISBN
9780199575558

€ 21.99
€ 17.26

Paperback. Num Pages: 248 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KLCR; JFMX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 229 x 17. Weight in Grams: 330.
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226373416
ISBN
9780226373416

€ 35.12

Paperback. Num Pages: 240 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BM; HRCX6; JFMX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 216 x 16. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
Revell
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780800723453
ISBN
9780800723453

€ 15.99
€ 13.11

Paperback. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFMA; JFSJ1; JFSL3; JPVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 229 x 27. Weight in Grams: 574.
Publisher
Haymarket Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781608466177
ISBN
9781608466177

€ 19.99
€ 18.13