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Call # R724 .S937 2004
Author Symposium on African American Perspectives in Bioethics (2004 : Georgetown University)
Title African American bioethics : culture, race, and identity / Lawrence J. Prograis, Jr., Edmund D. Pellegrino, editors
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2007
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Descript. xxi, 169 p. ; 23 cm
Note "Conference titled 'Symposium on African American Perspectives in Bioethics and Second Annual Conference on Health Disparities,' held on September 23-24, 2004, at Georgetown University"--P. viii
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical ethics -- Congresses
African American philosophy -- Congresses
Health services accessibility -- United States -- Congresses
Alt Author Prograis, Lawrence
Pellegrino, Edmund D., 1920-
Conference on Health Disparities (2nd : 2004 : Georgetown University)
OCLC # 71466643
Table of Contents
 Introduction : culture and bioethics : where ethics and mores meet / Edmund D. Pellegrino 
Ch. 1Revisiting African American perspectives on biomedical ethics : distinctiveness and other questions / Jorge L. A. Garcia1
Ch. 2The moral weight of culture in ethics / Segun Gbadegesin25
Ch. 3Whitewashing black health : lies, deceptions, assumptions and assertions - and the disparities continue / Annette Dula47
Ch. 4Race, equity, health policy, and the African American community / Patricia A. King67
Ch. 5Religion and ethical decision making in the African American community : bioterrorism and the black postal workers / Cheryl J. Sanders93
Ch. 6Personal narrative and an African American perspective on medical ethics / Ezra E. H. Griffith105
Ch. 7Does an African American perspective alter clinical ethical decision making at the bedside? / Reginald L. Peniston127
Ch. 8Race, genetics, and ethics / Kevin FitzGerald, Charmaine Royal137
 Afterword : an African American's internal perspective on biomedical ethics / Lawrence J. Prograis, Jr.153