Book Reviews

Bioethics and Disability: Toward a Disability-Conscious Bioethics
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Product #: JCID 6.1 Bioethics and Disability

Bioethics and Disability: Toward a Disability Conscious Bioethics, by Alicia Ouellette. Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013). 386 pages. Paperback. ISBN: 978-1107610651

Reviewed by D. Christopher Ralston, Ph.D.

Despite having a number of shared interests—including “a common concern with respecting all persons and ensuring fair treatment of all individuals in the health care system” (67)—the “bioethics” and “disability rights” communities have tended toward an uneasy, sometimes contentious relationship. In part this is due to the fact that the two communities, while beginning with similar assumptions and premises, have often arrived at very different conclusions...

From the Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability (JCID) Vol. 6, No. 1 and 2, Spring/Summber/Fall/Winter 2017

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Bioethics and Disability: Toward a Disability Conscious Bioethics, by Alicia Ouellette. Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013). 386 pages. Paperback. ISBN: 978-1107610651

Reviewed by D. Christopher Ralston, Ph.D.

Despite having a number of shared interests—including “a common concern with respecting all persons and ensuring fair treatment of all individuals in the health care system” (67)—the “bioethics” and “disability rights” communities have tended toward an uneasy, sometimes contentious relationship. In part this is due to the fact that the two communities, while beginning with similar assumptions and premises, have often arrived at very different conclusions...

From the Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability (JCID) Vol. 6, No. 1 and 2, Spring/Summber/Fall/Winter 2017

Journal Subscriptions also Available