Book Reviews

Note: In most cases, and where provided, the pdfs are uncorrected proofs. Please refer to the final published versions.

In addition to the full length reviews listed below I have also contributed to the Times Higher Education's regular 'What Are You Reading' column. 

Essay Reviews:

Bioethics, Public Intellectuals and Political Biology Today. History of the Human Sciences. 31(1): 124-131. (Invited Contribution to a Symposium on ‘Political Biology: Science and Social Values in Human Heredity from Eugenics to Epigenetics’ (2016) by Dr Maurizio Meloni. 

What is Bioethics? Medicine Healthcare and Philosophy. 2015. 

Between the Accountable and the Auditable: Ethics and Ethical Governance in the Social Sciences. Research Ethics. 2013. 9(4): 175-186. 

Book Reviews: 

Sperling, S. (2013) Reasons of Conscience: The Bioethics Debate in Germany. Somatosphere.  

Baker, R. (2013). Before Bioethics: A History of American Medical Ethics from the Colonial Period to the Bioethics Revolution. Social History of Medicine. 

H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. (ed) (2011). Bioethics Critically Reconsidered: Having Second Thoughts. Dordrecht: Springer. Philosophy in Review. 2012 32(3):

Joint Review of: ZM Schrag (2010). Ethical Imperialism: Institutional Review Boards and the Social Sciences, 1965-2009. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London. And L. Stark, (2012). Behind Closed Doors: IRBs and the Making of Ethical Research. Chicago, USA: University of Chicago Press. Sociological Research Online. 2012, 17(2). [Journal Website Open Access].

L Stark, (2012). Behind Closed Doors: IRBs and the Making of Ethical Research. Times Higher Education 5th of April 2012. [Journal Website Open Access] 

R Abadie, (2010). The Professional Guinea Pig: Big Pharma and the Risky World of Human Research Subjects. Times Higher Education. 21st of October 2010. [Journal Website Open Access]

RB Baker & LB McCullough (Eds) (2009). The Cambridge World History of Medical Ethics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Gesnerus. 2010, 67: 265-267 [Journal Website] [.pdf].

P Duncan (2010) Values, Ethics and Health Care. Sociology of Health and Illness. 2010, 32(6): 968-969. [Journal Website] [.pdf]

H Lindemann, M Verkerk and MU Walker. (2009) Naturalized Bioethics: Toward a Responsible Knowing and Practice. Metapsychology. 13(52): 2009.

CO Tollefsen, 2008. Biomedical Research and Beyond: Expanding the Ethics of Inquiry. Metapsychology. 13(33): 2009.

CL Bosk (2008) What would you Do? Juggling Bioethics and Ethnography. Sociology of Health and Illness. 2009. 31(7): 1112-1113. [Journal Website] [.pdf]

A Webster (2007) Health, Technology and Society: A Sociological Critique. Metascience. 2009 18(3): 501-504. [Journal Website] [.pdf]

JB Imber (2008) Trusting Doctors: The Decline of Moral Authority in American Medicine. Metascience. 2009. 18(3): 459-561. [Journal Website] [.pdf]

R DeVries et al (2007) The View from Here: Bioethics and the Social Sciences. International Sociology. 2009. 24(5): 711-717. [Journal Website] [.pdf]

M Israel & I Hay (2006) Research Ethics for Social Scientists. Research Ethics Review. 2006. 2(4): 147. [Journal Website]