department of philosophy

Chafee Hall, Room 230, 142 Flagg Road, Kingston, RI 02881

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Zahra Meghani

  • Associate Professor
  • Chafee Bldg, Rm 171
  • Phone: 401.874.2208
  • Email: meghaniz@uri.edu

Research

Ethics and Feminist Theory

Education

Ph.D, Michigan State University, 2006

Publications

BOOKS

Meghani, Z. (editor) (2015) Women Migrant Worker: Ethical, Political and Legal Problems (Routledge International Studies of Women and Place series (Routledge)) https://www.routledge.com/Women-Migrant-Workers-Ethical-Political-and-Legal-Problems/Meghani/p/book/9780415534079#toc

 

Brody, H., Meghani, Z., and Greenwald, K. (editors) (2009) Michael Ryan’s Writings on Medical Ethics (Philosophy and Medicine: Classics of Medical Ethics series, (Springer)) http://www.springer.com/us/book/9789048130481

 

 

 

SELECT ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Meghani, Z. Regulation of Consumer Products, Consumer Perception of Product Risks and Benefits eds. G. Emilien, R. Weitkunat and F. Luedicke (forthcoming). Springer

Meghani, Z. (2015) Women on the move, Women Migrant Worker: Ethical, Political and Legal Problems (Routledge International Studies of Women and Place series) Routledge

Meghani, Z. (2015) Trapped in a Web of Immigration and Employment Laws: Female Undocumented Home Health Workers in the US, Women Migrant Worker: Ethical, Political and Legal Problems (Routledge International Studies of Women and Place series) Routledge

Meghani, Z. (2014) “Justice for the “Other” Caregivers: Addressing the Epistemic Dimension of Injustice,” Labor and global justice: Essays on the ethics of labor practices in the age of globalization, eds. Mary C Rawlinson, Wim Vandekerckhove, Ronald M.S. Commers, and Tim Johnston. Lexington Books

Meghani, Z. (2014) Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Food and Neoliberalism: An Argument for Democratizing the Regulatory Review Protocol of the Food and Drug Administration. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 27(6), 967-989

Meghani, Z. (2013) The Ethics of Medical Tourism: From the UK to India Seeking Medical Care. International Journal of Health Services, 43(4), 779-800

Meghani, Z. (2011) A Robust, Particularist Ethical Assessment of Medical Tourism. Developing World Bioethics, 11(1) 16–29

Meghani, Z. and Kuzma, J. (2011). The “Revolving Door” between Regulatory Agencies and Industry: A Problem That Requires Reconceptualizing Objectivity. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 24(6): 575-599

Meghani, Z. (2009) The US’ Food and Drug Administration, Normativity of Risk Assessment, GMOs, and American Democracy. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 22 (2): 125-39

Meghani, Z. and Eckenwiler, L. (2009) Care for the Caregivers?: Transnational Justice and Undocumented Non-Citizen Care Workers. International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, 2(1): 77-101

Meghani, Z. and de Melo-Martín, I. (2009) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Evaluation of the Safety of Animal Clones: A Failure to Recognize the Normativity of Risk Assessment Projects. Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 29: 9-17

Meghani, Z. (2008) Values, Technologies, and Epistemology. Agriculture and Human Values 25: 1 (2008), 25-34

Brody, H., Meghani, Z., and Greenwald, K. (editors). (2009) Introduction (with Howard Brody and Kimberly Greenwald) in Michael Ryan’s Writings on Medical Ethics (Philosophy and Medicine: Classics of Medical Ethics series. Springer

Meghani, Z. (2005) Of Sex, Nationalities and Populations: The Construction of Menstruation as a Patho-Physiology in  Menstruation: A Cultural History, eds. Andrew Shail and Gillian Howe. Palgrave-MacMillan

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