The Value of a Feminist Approach in the Ethics of End of Life Care

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Medical Ethics, Bioethics, End-of-Life, Assisted Dying, Feminist Theory, Health and Social Care


The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Bioethics is an outstanding resource for anyone with an interest in feminist bioethics, with chapters covering topics from justice and power to the climate crisis. Comprising forty-two chapters by emerging and established scholars, the volume is divided into six parts:

I Foundations of feminist bioethics

II Identity and identifications

III Science, technology and research

IV Health and social care

V Reproduction and making families

VI Widening the scope of feminist bioethics

The volume is essential reading for anyone with an interest in bioethics or feminist philosophy, and will prove an invaluable resource for scholars, teachers and advanced students.