Crigger, Bette-Jane. 1998. Cases in Bioethics: Selections
from the Hastings Center Report. 3rd Ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin.
This book if full of case studies that correspond
to the subjects covered in Ridley's Beginning Bioethics. Each real life
case study contains a short description story followed by multiple commentaries.
Penslar, Robin. 1995. Research Ethics: Cases and Materials. Bloomington:
Indiana University Press.
A good book that begins by explaining a variety of ethical
principles and theories followed by their application to subjects such as
scientific professionalism, scientific misconduct, authorship, data alteration,
and genetics. This book also covers material
from psychology including the use of live test subjects as well as ethics
in the humanities. Each section contains corresponding case studies.
Ridley, Aaron. 1998. Beginning Bioethics. New York: St. Martin's Press.
A great introductory book on bioethics that defines
the principles and theories of ethics before applying them to real life situations.
Covers topics such as professional responsibility, patient rights, issues
in reproduction, death, research on living subjects, mental incompetence,
allocation of scarce resources and genetics.
Shrader-Frechette, Kristin. 1994. Ethics of Scientific Research. Lanham,
Maryland: Rowan & Littlefield Pub. Inc.
Focuses on scientific research procedures and the researcher's
duties. Discusses what scientists should and should not study, how scientists
should analyze their results, the effect of uncertainty on results, the public's
perspective on scientific research along with real life case studies.
"News and Papers." The President's Council on Bioethics. Online.
Accessed May 7, 2002. http://www.bioethics.gov/news/
This web site discusses the arguments for and against
Bernstein, Maurice. Moderator. "Bioethics Discussion Pages." Online.
Accessed May 7, 2002. http://www-hsc.usc.edu/~mbernste/
This web site is contains variety of the most controversial
topics in scientific research today. It mainly consists of public discussions
moderated by DoktorMo@aol.com.
The Online Ethics Center for Engineering & Science Homepage. Online.
Accessed May 7, 2002. http://onlineethics.org/
This web site contains a number of studies on ethics
and scientific research. Includes the ethics of biology, research and engineering.
Focuses on case studies and past ethical dilemmas.
"Responsible Research Conduct." The Online Ethics Center for Engineering
& Science. Online. Accessed May 7, 2002. http://onlineethics.org/reseth/index.html
This is the specific web site that I used from the onlineethics.org
page that discusses ethics with respect to research methods.