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Doing Bioethics: Challenges for Anthropology
Human Organization (2006)
  • Margaret Everett, Portland State University
Abstract
Anthropological participation in bioethics, especially in the area of policy-making, has been limited for a number of reasons. This paper explores the anthropological critique of bioethics and considers reasons why anthropologists are not more visible in bioethics debates. Reflections on the author’s own participation on two ethics boards illustrate both the potential contributions of the anthropological perspective to bioethics and the challenges for a more effective engagement.
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Publication Date
Spring 2006
Citation Information
Margaret Everett. "Doing Bioethics: Challenges for Anthropology" Human Organization Vol. 65 Iss. 1 (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/margaret_everett/7/