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Edited By: Ruth Chadwick and Udo Schüklenk

Impact Factor: 1.75

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 6/51 (Ethics); 6/17 (Medical Ethics); 7/41 (Social Issues); 14/39 (Social Sciences Biomedical)

Online ISSN: 1467-8519

Associated Title(s): Developing World Bioethics

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We are pleased to announce the publication of the 3rd edition of Bioethics: An Anthology.

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Edited by Helga Kuhse, Udo Schuklenk (editor of Bioethics and Developing World Bioethics), and Peter Singer, this fully revised and updated work remains the definitive text in bioethics, bringing together writings on an unparalleled range of key ethical issues, compellingly presented by internationally renowned scholars.

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Click below to read the most accessed articles from Bioethics in 2015:

End-of-Life Decision-Making in Canada: The Report by the Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel on End-of-Life Decision-Making
Udo Schüklenk, Johannes J. M. Van Delden, Jocelyn Downie, Sheila A. M. Mclean, Ross Upshur and Daniel Weinstock (2011)

Dementia and the Power of Music Therapy
Steve Matthews (2015)

Procreative Beneficence: Why We Should Select the Best Children
Julian Savulescu (2001)

Prenatal Screening: Current Practice, New Developments, Ethical Challenges
Antina de Jong, Idit Maya and Jan M.M. van Lith (2015)

Should We Allow Organ Donation Euthanasia? Alternatives for Maximizing the Number and Quality of Organs for Transplantation
Dominic Wilkinson and Julian Savulescu (2012)

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Bioethics Virtual Issues

We are pleased to announce the compilation of virtual issues on Best Practice in Conceptual Bioethics and The Role of Philosophy and Philosophers in Bioethics  guest-edited by Matty Häyry and Tuija Takala.

A brief introduction to these issues by Udo Schuklenk can also be found on the Philosopher's Eye blog.

Bioethics special issues

Recent Special Issues:

Volume 30, Issue 2
‘Complementary & Alternative Medicine’ (CAM): Ethical and Policy Issues

Volume 30, Issue 1
Health Justice and the capabilities approach: Essays on Sridhar Venkatapuram's work

In 2011 Bioethics celebrated the publication of its 25th Volume with a Special Anniversary Issue (25:2). The special issue reviews how the nature of publishing bioethics and Bioethics, and the nature of the field, have evolved over the last quarter of a century.

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Developing World Bioethics provides long needed case studies, teaching materials, news in brief, and legal backgrounds to bioethics scholars and students in developing and developed countries alike.

Below are the most accessed articles from Developing World Bioethics during 2015:

Global Health Ethics for Students
Andrew D. Pinto and Ross E.G. Upshur (2009)

Fair Trade International Surrogacy
Casey Humbyrd (2009)

Managing Ethical Challenges to Mental Health Research in Post-Conflict Settings
Anna Chiumento, Muhammad Naseem Khan, Atif Rahman and Lucy Frith (2016) - Published Online Jan 2015

Ethical Issues in Field Trials of Genetically Modified Disease-Resistant Mosquitoes
David B. Resnik (2014)

Managing Ethical Challenges to Mental Health Research in Post-Conflict Settings
Sharon Kaur and Choong Yeow Choy (2014)

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End of Life Report

In 2011, the Royal Society’s committee on end-of-life decision-making in Canada has published a free report in Bioethics on end-of-life decision-making. The committee spent two years studying this issue, and the experience of other countries which have decriminalized assisted suicide.

Read this report for free here.