volume 3, issue 4, P68-90 2016
DOI: 10.20541/beonline.2016.0009
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Kazeem Fayemi, Macaulay Adeyelure

Abstract: The global spread of bioethics from its North-American and European provenance to non-Western societies is currently raising some concerns. Part of the concern has to do with whether or not the exportation of bioethics in its full Western sense to developing non-Western states is an instance of ethical imperialism or bioethical neocolonialism. This paper attempts an exploration of this debate in the context of bioethics in sub-Saharan Africa. Rather than conceding that bioethics has a colonial agenda in Africa…

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