Encyclopedia of Ethics (5 Volume Set)


Arlene Romero (Editor)

Series: Ethical Issues in the 21st Century
BISAC: LAW036000

This encyclopedia presents important research on ethics. The five set volume includes discussions on religious, spiritual, economic, political, medical, environmental, and business ethics.
(Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1
The Influence of Christianity on Society and Ethical Practice: A Syriac (Aramaic) Viewpoint
(V. Rev. Fr. Boutros Touma Issa, St. Ephraim Syriac Orthodox Church,Theodora Issa, Curtin Business School, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia)

Chapter 2
Spirituality, Workplace Spirituality And Ethical Mindsets: An Australian Perspective
(Theodora Issa, Unit Coordinator and Lecturer, Curtin Business School, Faculty Office, Curtin University, Western Australia, Australia and David Pick, Associate Professor, School of Management, Curtin University, Western Australia, Australia)

Chapter 3
Ethics and Leadership in Global Environments
(Abul Rashid, Capella University)

Chapter 4
Do Merger Restrictions Promote Economic Justice?
(William Gissy)

Chapter 5
Does Economic History Repeat Itself? Religion, Work Ethic and Economic Growth in Modern Turkey
(Jochen Hirschle, Department of Sociology, University of Innsbruck, Austria)

Chapter 6
Ethical Disposition of Accounting and Business Management Students: A Comparison of the U.S. and Turkey
(Filiz Angay Kutluk and Ayten Ersoy)

Chapter 7
Including Ethical Learning and Moral Reasoning Aspects in Higher Education: A Proposal for Developing Ethical Competences in the University
(J. Sánchez-Martín, F. Zamora-Polo, J. Moreno-Losada, Universidad de Extremadura. Department of Science and Mathematics Education, and others)

Chapter 8
A Step-by-Step Guide to Students: How to Avoid Plagiarism
(Rakesh Sharma)

Chapter 9
Sacred Values Do Not Always Elicit Moral Outrage
(Colin A Wastell, Paul Wagland, and Wajma Ebrahimi)

Chapter 10
Tainted Publications and Their Authors’ Publication Trend Profiles: A Study on Singapore from the Year 2004 to 2010
(Jong Yong Abdiel Foo)

Chapter 11
Effects of Journals Collegating and Self-Citations on Annual Bibliometric Scorings: An Analysis on Electrical and Electronic Engineering Journals
(Jong Yong Abdiel Foo)

Chapter 12
Ethical Issues in an Unsolved Cold Case: A Difficult Balance between the Preservation of Individual Liberty and the Promotion of Security in Society
(Luciana Caenazzo, Viviana Ananian, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padua, Padua, Italy)

Chapter 13
Truth-Telling, Best Interests, and Autonomy
(Kam-Yuen Cheng, Centennial College, Pokfulam, Hong Kong)

Chapter 14
The Limits of Liberalism: A Republican Theory of Social Justice
(Michael J. Thompson)

Chapter 15
Ethics and Corporate Performance in Family Firms
(I. M. García-Sánchez, J. Martínez-Ferrero, B. Cuadrado-Ballesteros, L. Rodríguez-Ariza, University of Salamanca, Facultad de Economía y Empresa, Departamento de Administración y Economía de la Empresa, and others)

Chapter 16
Wiretapping, Tape Recorders, and Legal Ethics: An Overview of Questions Posed by Attorney Involvement in Secretly Recording Conversation
(Charles Doyle, CRS)

Chapter 17
House Office of Congressional Ethics: History, Authority, and Procedures
(Jacob R. Straus, CRS)

Chapter 18
House Committee on Ethics: A Brief History of Its Evolution and Jurisdiction
(Jacob R. Straus, CRS)

Chapter 19
Business Ethics, Intellectual Capital and Corporate Performance: A Process Management Approach
(Roland Bardy, Executive Professor, Florida Gulf Coast University, FL, USA)

Chapter 20
Experiences and Perceptions of Public Managers about the use of Ethical Codes in State Owned Enterprises (SOEs)
(Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar, Raquel Garde Sánchez, and Silvia Ayuso Siart, University of Granada, Department of Accounting and Finance, Spain, and others)

Chapter 21
The Rights of Future Generations in Environmental Ethics
(Carlo Petrini)

Chapter 22
The Cadmium Conundrum in British Columbian Oysters: Economics, Ecotoxicology and Ethics
(L.I. Bendell, Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby)

Chapter 23
Is the Adoption of Farm Technology Gender Neutral? The Case of Fish Farming Technology in Morogoro Region, Tanzania
(Kitojo Wetengere)

Chapter 24
The Ethics Of Wetland Management And The Application Of A New Philosophical Approach To The Somerset Levels, UK
(Adrian Armstrong, Chris Bradley, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK)

Chapter 25
Internet Usage Patterns and Ethical Concerns in Sport and Exercise Psychology
(Jack C. Watson II, John R. Lubker, Rebecca A. Zakrajsek, Alessandro Quartiroli)

Chapter 26
The ‘Real World’ of Ethical Decision-Making: Insights from Research
(Pam McGrath)

Chapter 27
Well-Being and Disadvantage: What Do People Think?
(Gillian Brock and Philip McKibbin)

Chapter 28
Worldview Beliefs, Morality Beliefs and Decision-Making Referents: Implications for the Psychology of Morality and Ethics Instruction
(Robert G. Magee, Department of Communication, Virginia Tech)

Chapter 29
The Ethical Mind of “Dr Feelgood”: Hero or Villain
(Kimberly I McClelland)

Chapter 30
Distinctive Features of Public Health Ethics in the Domain of Expanded Genetic Screening and Population Biobanking
(Stephen M. Modell, Toby Citrin, Jodyn E. Platt and Sharon L. R. Kardia, Department of Health Management and Policy, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA)

Chapter 31
Stem Cell Research: Ethical and Legal Issues
(Erin D. Williams, Edward C. Liu, Judith A Johnson, CRS)

Chapter 32
Bioethics Legislation in Selected Countries
(The Law Library of Congress)

Chapter 33
Gray Matters: Topics at the Intersection of Neuroscience, Ethics, and Society
(Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues)

Chapter 34
Gray Matters: Integrative Approaches for Neuroscience, Ethics, and Society
(Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues)

Chapter 35
An Ethical Framework for the Routine Randomization of Medical Therapies
(Ahmed Elsayyad, Public Health Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA)

Chapter 36
New Directions: The Ethics of Synthetic Biology and Emerging Technologies
(Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues)

Chapter 37
Problem in Ethics for Medical Publication: Brief Review and Cases from Thailand
(Somsri Wiwanitkit and Viroj Wiwanitkit, Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand, and others)

Chapter 38
Informed Consent and other Ethical and Regulatory Considerations in Emergency Research
(Daniel P. Nussbaum, Paul J. Speicher, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA)

Chapter 39
Is Justice a Virtue?: Examining the Role of Justice Considerations in Micro-Level Health Care Rationing
(Christina Dineen)

Chapter 40
Leadership, Ethics, and the Adoption of Evidence Based Medicine among Leaders of Internal Medicine and Surgery
(Ronald Bogdasarian, The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PA, USA)

Chapter 41
Effective Medical Informed Consent: A Challenge to Bioethicists
(David Trafimow, Jordan H. Trafimow, and A. Jonathan Trafimow, New Mexico State University, NM, USA, and others)

Chapter 42
Two Different Approaches to Principles of Biomedical Ethics: A Philosophical Analysis and Discussion of the Theories of the American Ethicists Tom L. Beauchamp and James F. Childress and the Danish Philosophers Jakob Rendtorff and Peter Kemp
(Mette Ebbesen)

Chapter 43
The Management Of Dysphagia: A Clinical And Ethical View
(David G. Smithard, Kent Community Health Trust, Kent, United Kingdom)

Chapter 44
Nutrients and fluids at the end of life: Physiological and ethical guideposts over uncertain terrain
(Lee A Bricker, Barry M Kinzbrunner, Kevin J Kavanaugh and Donald E Greydanus)

Chapter 45
End-of-Life Care: Ethical Issues, Practices and Challenges in Heart Failure
(Anna Steel, Ameet Bakhai, Department of Cardiology, Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust, Barnet, Herts, UK)

Chapter 46
Diabetes and End-of-Life Care: Ethical Issues, Practices and Challenges
(Trisha Dunning, Chair in Nursing and Director Centre for Nursing and Allied Health Research Deakin University and Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia)

Chapter 47
Ethical Issues in Hospice
(Padmashri Rastogi, VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA)

Chapter 48
Right to Health and Dental Care
(Francesca Zangari, Dental Service – Local Health Service of Romagna, Italy)

Chapter 49
Patients’ Rights in India: Do they Assure Empowerment?
(Ravindra B. Ghooi and Shailesh R. Deshpande, Diector, Scientia Clinical Services, Pune, India, and others)

Chapter 50
An Ethical Analysis of Banning Free Pharmaceutical Samples
(Ahmed Elsayyad, Public Health Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA)

Chapter 51
Ethics and Ebola: Public Health Planning and Response
(Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues)

Chapter 52
The Ethics of HIV Screening Targeted to the Seriously Mentally Ill
(Mary V. Seeman, Department of Psychiatry; University of Toronto, Canada)

Chapter 53
Public Versus Private Cord Blood Banking: Ethical Implications
(Elena Salvaterra, Unit of Bioethics, Scientific Institute IRCCS “Medea”, Associazione La Nostra Famiglia, Lecco, Italy)

Chapter 54
Medical Ethics in Obstetrics – A French Experiment
(Patrick Leblanc and Pierre-Olivier Arduin)

Chapter 55
Therapeutic Use of Umbilical Cord Blood: Biology, Banking, and Ethical Issues
(Sang Hun Lee, So Young Yoo, Sang Mo Kwon, Laboratory for Vascular Medicine and Stem Cell Biology, Convergence Stem Cell Research Center, Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Pusan National University, Yangsan, Korea)

Chapter 56
The Timing Of Umbilical Cord Clamping: Some Ethical Reflections
(Elena Salvaterra, Unit of Bioethics, Scientific Institute “E. Medea”, Associazione La Nostra Famiglia, Bosisio Parini, Italy)

Chapter 57
Ethical Analysis on Therapeutic Abortion for Fetal Abnormality: A Case Study
(Linda Y. K. Lee, Joseph K. L. Lee, Simon C. Lam, S. L. Wong, The Open University of Hong Kong, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China)

Chapter 58
From Bioethics to Biopolitics: Contemporary Issues and New Challenges in Women Health
(Ughetta Vergari)

Chapter 59
Surgical Vaccine: Should Male Circumcision be Mandatory in Sub-Saharan Africa
(Peter A. Clark, Justin Eisenman, and Stephen Szapor)


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