'(East) Asia' as a platform for debate: grouping and bioethics

Article English OPEN
Sleeboom-Faulkner, Margaret;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

This article examines the use of the notions of “Asian” and “East Asian” in definitions of bioethics. Using examples from East Asia, I argue that the verbal Asianization of bioethics is based on the notion of “Asia” as a family metaphor and serves as a platform of bioet... View more
  • References (5)

    Amako, Satoshi. 1998. “Ajiateki kachi no yukue [The Road of Asian Values]. In Ajia no 21 seki: rekishiteki tenkō no isō [Asia's 21st Century: A View on an Historical Transformation], edited by Satoshi Amako (main editor), 159-91. Tokyo: Kinokuniya Shoten.

    Aoki, Tamotsu, and Keishi Saeki (main editor). 1998. Ajiatekikatchi to wa nani ka [What are Asian Values?]. Tokyo: TBS - Britannica.

    Buruma, Ian, and Avishai Margalit. 2004. Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies. London & New York: Penguin Press.

    Dale, Peter. 1995. The Myth of Japanese Uniqueness. London & New York: Routledge.

    De Castro, Leonardo D. 1999. “Is there an Asian Bioethics?” Bioethics 13: 227-35.

  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark