Dr Andrew Kirton
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
- Unit 4.1 - Understanding Privacy
- Unit 4.2 - Understanding Confidentiality
- Unit 4.3 - The Value of Privacy
- Unit 4.4 - A Right to Privacy?
- Unit 4.5 - Whose Privacy, Whose Responsibility?
- Unit 4.6 - The Limits of Confidentiality 1
- Unit 4.7 - The Limits of Confidentiality 2
- Unit 4.8 - Privacy and Confidentiality in Different Professional Domains
Unit 4.1 - Understanding Privacy
Parent, W.A. (1983). Privacy, Morality and the Law. Philosophy and Public Affairs, 12(4): 269-288.
Solove, D.J. (2010). Understanding privacy, Chapter 3. Harvard University Press .
Unit 4.2 - Understanding Confidentiality
Bok, S. (1983). The Limits of Confidentiality. The Hastings Center Report, 13(1): 24-31.
Kennedy, I. (1994). Between Ourselves. Journal of Medical Ethics 20(2): 69-70.
Armstrong, M.B. (1998). Confidentiality, General Issues of. in Chadwick, R. (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Applied Ethics Volume 1. Academic Press, California: 579-582. Available as an Online Course Reading
Black, D. (1994). Absolute Confidentiality? In Gillon, R. (ed.) Principles of health care ethics. London: Wiley.
Warwick, S. (1989). A Vote for No Confidence. Journal of medical ethics 15(4): 183-185.
Unit 4.3 - The Value of Privacy
Rachels, J. (1975). Why Privacy is Important. Philosophy and Public Affairs, 4(4): 323-333.
Unit 4.4 - A Right to Privacy?
Warren, S.D., and Brandeis, L.D. (1890). The Right to Privacy. Harvard Law Review 4(5): 193-220.
Weinreb, L.L. (2000). The Right to Privacy‘, Social Philosophy and Policy, 17(2): 25-44.
Unit 4.5 - Whose Privacy, Whose Responsibility?
Scarre, G. (2010). Privacy and the Dead. Paper presented at ‘The Ethics of Privacy and Confidentiality’ Conference, IDEA CETL, University of Leeds. Available to download. Not for public citation without the author's permission.
Robinson, D.J. and O'Neill, D. (2007). Access to Health Care Records After Death: Balancing Confidentiality With Appropriate Disclosure. JAMA 297(6): 634-6.
Rooner, T. (2010). Trusting Children: How do surveillance technologies alter a child's experience of trust, risk and responsibility? Surveillance & society [electronic resource]., 7(3/4): 344-355. Available online
The Royal Academy of Engineering, ‘Autonomous Systems: Social, Legal and Ethical Issues’, (London: 2009), especially Section 3. Available online
Unit 4.6 - The Limits of Confidentiality 1
Lawlor, R. (2004). Hooker's Ideal Code and the Sacrifice Problem. Social Theory and Practice 30(4): 583-587.
Williams, B. (1993). Utilitarianism. In Morality: An Introduction to Ethics. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
Unit 4.7 - The Limits of Confidentiality 2
Unit 4.8 - Privacy and Confidentiality in Different Professional Domains
Bennion, F.A.R. (1969). Professional ethics : the consultant professions and their code, Chapter 5. London: C. Knight. Available as an Online Course Reading.
This list was last updated on 04/11/2019