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Names: Iyioke, Ike V., author.

Title: Clinical trials and the African person : a quest to re-conceptualize responsibility / by Ike Valentine Iyioke.

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill-Rodopi, 2018. | Series: Value inquiry book series, ISSN 0929-8436 ; volume 319. African American philosophy | Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2018016455 (print) | LCCN 2018017649 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004366947 (E-book) | ISBN 9789004366602 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Subjects: LCSH: Medical ethics. | African Americans--Medical care. | Public health--Moral and ethical aspects--Cross-cultural studies.

Classification: LCC R724 (ebook) | LCC R724 .I95 2018 (print) | DDC 174.2089/96073--dc23

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ISSN 0929-8436

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Clinical Trials and the African Person

A Quest to Re-Conceptualize Responsibility