Guantanamo and Other Cases of Enforced Medical Treatment PDF ePub eBook

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Guantanamo and Other Cases of Enforced Medical Treatment free pdf This volume presents a number of controversial cases of enforced medical treatment from around the globe, providing for the first time a common, biopolitcal framework for all of them. Bringing together all these real cases guarantees that a new, more complete understanding of the topic will be within grasp for readers unacquainted with the aspects involved in these cases. On the one hand, readers interested mainly in the legal and medical dimensions of cases like those considered will benefit from the explanation of the biopolitical framework within which each case develops. On the other hand, those focusing on only one of the situations presented here will find the parallels between the cases an interesting expansion of the complexity of the problem. Despite the book's ambitious goal, for those willing to use it as supplemental material or interested in only one of the cases, the chapters can function as self-standing pieces to be read separately. This volume will be a valuable tool for both academics and professionals. Bioethicists in both the analytic and continental traditions, will find the book interesting for not only the specific concepts and issues considered, but also for its constructive bridging of the two schools of thought. In addition to philosophers, the structure of this work will also appeal to lawyers, doctors, human rights activists, and anyone concerned in the most disparate way with real-life cases of enforced medical treatment.

About Mirka Daniel Garasic

After a very productive period as an Erasmus Mundus Fellow at the Center for Human Bioethics at Monash University, in October 2013 Dr. Mirko Garasic joined the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as a Golda Meir Postdoctoral Fellow. Shortly after his arrival, Dr. Garasic was also offered a position as Research Assistant for a project assessing medical tourism and global justice. He is currently working on a number of bioethical and biopolitical projects focused on human enhancement, male circumcision, hunger strikes, and neuroethics. Since the beginning of his Ph.D., Dr. Garasic has worked in four continents and published in five: in 2009, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Ethox Centre at the University of Oxford, while in 2010 he spent a semester at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai. During his time in India, he also collaborated with the Center for the Study of Ethics and Rights. In the following academic year, he was a Yale University and Hastings Center Visiting Scholar thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship. He participated in numerous international conferences and he has received various awards. He is a member of the Italian Society of Analytic Philosophy and the International Research Network on Religion and Democracy. Dr. Garasic has a number of forthcoming publications and presentations in 2014 and he has recently been invited to write a chapter for the Palgrave Handbook of Posthumanism in Film and Television, scheduled to be published in the summer of 2015. Among other journals, his work has recently appeared in the American Journal of Bioethics, in the Hastings Center Report and in Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy.

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Author : Mirka Daniel Garasic
Publisher : Springer International Publishing AG
Data Published : 12 September 2015
ISBN : 3319226525
EAN : 9783319226521
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 100 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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