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Professor Jing-Bao Nie

Contact Details

Phone
+64 3 471 6129
Email
jing-bao.nie@otago.ac.nz
Position
Professor
Department
Bioethics Centre
Qualifications
BMed MMed(Hunan) MA(Queen’s) PhD(Texas)
Research summary
Global and Transcultural Bioethics, Medical Ethics in China and Asia, Confucianism and Bioethics, Medical Humanities
Teaching
  • BITC 301 Bioethics
  • BITC 401 Theories of Biomedical Ethics
  • Teaching bioethics ethics to medical students
  • Supervising PhD and masters' students
Memberships
  • Member of the Editorial/Advisory Boards of journals including Bioethics, Kennedy Institute of Ethics J, Asian Bioethics Review, Asian J Medical Humanities, Indian J Medical Ethics, Chinese J Medical Ethics, Medicine and Society, and Medicine and Philosophy; and the Springer Book Series on Research Ethics
  • Member of the Board of Directors, the International Association of Bioethics (2005-09); Co-chair, The 6th International Congress of Feminist Bioethics (2008)
  • Furong Visiting Professor, Hunan Normal University (2009-12); Adjunct Professor, Peking University Health Science Center (2009-18) and Wuhan University (2003-present), China
  • Associate, Harvard University Asia Center, USA (2015-17)
  • Fellow, The Hastings Center, USA (2011-present)
  • Fellow, University of Durham Institute of Advanced Study, UK (2019)
  • Member, WHO Working Group for International Guidelines on Clinical Ethics (2023-24)

Research

After growing up in a remote village in southern China, Professor Jing-Bao Nie was initially trained as a physician in Chinese medicine. He then studied sociology in Canada and the medical humanities and bioethics in the USA. His pioneering research on a range of bioethical issues in China and East Asia has resulted in not only original findings on those topics but also a distinctive theoretical and methodological approach called 'ethical transculturalism.' His current research explores Confucianism on aging and eldercare, and Confucian ethics for global biosafety and health security.

Among his over 150 peer-reviewed publications are the authored books Medical Ethics in China (Routledge) and Behind the Silence: Chinese Voices on Abortion (Rowman & Littlefield). He co-edited Japan's Wartime Medical Atrocities (Routledge) and Thematic Issues for Bioethics, Developing World Bioethics, and Kennedy Institute Ethics J. He contributed to such reference books as Cambridge World History of Medical Ethics (three chapters), Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics, Routledge Handbook of Feminist Bioethics, and Global Health: Ethical Challenges. His journal articles appeared in periodicals, including American J Bioethics, Cambridge Quarterly Healthcare Ethics, Nursing Ethics, J Clinical Ethics, Asian Bioethics Review, The Lancet, and Nature.

Professor Nie's research received grants from the Marsden Fund of the Royal Society of New Zealand (twice) and the Harvard China Fund. He has been an advisor and collaborator for one UK Wellcome Trust and two US National Institute of Health research projects.

Professor Nie has delivered nearly 100 keynote and other invited addresses at international conferences such as those organized by the International Association of Bioethics and the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law, as well as universities in Asia, Australasia, Europe, and North America. His books have been positively reviewed by dozens of scholars in various countries and several academic disciplines as 'a landmark contribution' (The Lancet), 'truly pioneering' and 'no less than astounding' (China Review Intl), with 'relevance far beyond its specific subject' (China Journal), 'essential reading' (Asian Bioethics Review), and 'embodying a style of bioethics radically different from [the mainstream]' (American J Bioethics).

Professor Nie has been cited or featured in media outlets which include Nanfang Zhoumo (China), South China Morning Post (HK), Weekendvisen (Denmark), Artze Zeitung (Germany), Radio France, Stuff (NZ), NZ Herald, Sydney Morning Herald, Australian National Radio, The Guardian, Stat, CNN Health, Nature news, Science news, Foreign Policy, and The New York Times.

Additional details

Jing-Bao welcomes proposals for postgraduate studies, especially PhD, of prospective students from NZ, Asia-Pacific, and other parts of the world in his areas of expertise.

Jing-Bao’s hobbies include, in recent years, running weekly cross-country half-marathons in the awe-inspiring landscapes of Aotearoa NZ.

Publications

Nie, J.-B. (2024). Nursing and morality in China: The necessity and possibility of a Confucian ethics of care. In M. Lipscomb (Ed.), Routledge handbook of philosophy and nursing. (pp. 86-93). Abingdon, UK: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003427407-12

Doan, H., Nie, J.-B., & Fenton, E. (2024). The precautionary principle in public health emergency regime: Ethical and legal examinations of Vietnamese and global response to COVID-19. Bioethics, 38(1), 11-23. doi: 10.1111/bioe.13236

Zou, X., & Nie, J.-B. (2023). The vulnerability of rural migrants under COVID-19 quarantine in China and its global implications: A socio-ethical analysis. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 20, 197-206. doi: 10.1007/s11673-023-10238-7

Chung, D. W. K., Nie, J.-B., Hall, K. H., & Jaye, C. (2023). It's a family affair: Confucian familist philosophy's potential to improve mental health care for ethnic Chinese in Aotearoa New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal/Te ara tika o te hauora hapori, 136(1579), 96-103. Retrieved from https://journal.nzma.org.nz/

Tsien, W., Nie, J.-B., & Gauld, R. (2023). Physician multi-site practice in China: Doctor practices, public views and legitimacy based on a controversial case. Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, 18(2), i1351. doi: 10.24083/apjhm.v18i2.1351

Nie, J.-B. (2024). Nursing and morality in China: The necessity and possibility of a Confucian ethics of care. In M. Lipscomb (Ed.), Routledge handbook of philosophy and nursing. (pp. 86-93). Abingdon, UK: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003427407-12

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Doan, H., Nie, J.-B., & Fenton, E. (2024). The precautionary principle in public health emergency regime: Ethical and legal examinations of Vietnamese and global response to COVID-19. Bioethics, 38(1), 11-23. doi: 10.1111/bioe.13236

Journal - Research Article

Zou, X., & Nie, J.-B. (2023). The vulnerability of rural migrants under COVID-19 quarantine in China and its global implications: A socio-ethical analysis. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 20, 197-206. doi: 10.1007/s11673-023-10238-7

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Chung, D. W. K., Nie, J.-B., Hall, K. H., & Jaye, C. (2023). It's a family affair: Confucian familist philosophy's potential to improve mental health care for ethnic Chinese in Aotearoa New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal/Te ara tika o te hauora hapori, 136(1579), 96-103. Retrieved from https://journal.nzma.org.nz/

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Tsien, W., Nie, J.-B., & Gauld, R. (2023). Physician multi-site practice in China: Doctor practices, public views and legitimacy based on a controversial case. Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, 18(2), i1351. doi: 10.24083/apjhm.v18i2.1351

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Su, Z., Bentley, B. L., McDonnell, D., Pereira da Veiga, C., Nie, J.-B., & Xiang, Y.-T. (2023). “Blank Papers” speak volumes: A call for mental healthcare reforms in China post-COVID. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 84, 103585. doi: 10.1016/j.ajp.2023.103585

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Nie, J.-B., Zou, X., & Thornber, K. (2022). The other side of geographies and cultures. In W. A. Rogers, J. Leach Scully, S. M. Carter, V. A. Entwistle & C. Mills (Eds.), Routledge handbook of feminist bioethics. (pp. 235-248). New York, NY: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003016885

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Nie, J.-B. (2022). Asia 1.3.1: China. In N. Nortjé & J. C. Bester (Eds.), Pediatric ethics: Theory and practice. (pp. 6-7). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-86182-7_1

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Chung, D. W. K., Hall, K. H., Nie, J.-B., & Jaye, C. (2022). "There is a huge need, and it's growing endlessly": Perspectives of mental health service providers to ethnic Chinese in Aotearoa New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 135(1556), 62-72. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Nie, J.-B., & Fitzgerald, R. P. (2021). Global health and ethical transculturalism: A methodology connecting the East and the West, the local and the universal. In S. Benatar & G. Brock (Eds.), Global health: Ethical challenges. (2nd ed.) (pp. 326-338). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781108692137

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Nie, J.-B. (2021). The summit of a moral pilgrimage: Confucianism on healthy ageing and social eldercare. Nursing Ethics, 28(3), 316-326. doi: 10.1177/0969733020944446

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Zou, X., Nie, J.-B., & Fitzgerald, R. (2021). Gendered caregiving and structural constraints: An empirical ethical study. Nursing Ethics, 28(3), 387-401. doi: 10.1177/0969733020912517

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Zou, X., & Nie, J.-B. (2021). Family vulnerability for sick older adults: An empirical ethics study. Nursing Ethics, 28(5), 603-613. doi: 10.1177/0969733020964850

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Roberts, K., Betts, D., Nie, J.-B., & Dowell, A. (2021). Navigating the path: A qualitative exploration of New Zealand general practitioners' views on integration of care with acupuncturists. Acupuncture in Medicine, 39(4), 334-342. doi: 10.1177/0964528420929341

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Nie, J.-B. (2021). Abortion and China's state birth control program: A socio-ethical inquiry. In A. Bagheri (Ed.), Abortion: Global positions and practices, religious and legal perspectives. (pp. 241-256). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-63023-2_20

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Nie, J.-B. (2020). In the shadow of biological warfare: Conspiracy theories on the origins of COVID-19 and enhancing global governance of biosafety as a matter of urgency. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 17, 567-574. doi: 10.1007/s11673-020-10025-8

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Nie, J.-B., & Elliott, C. (2020). Humiliating whistle-blowers: Li Wenliang, the response to Covid-19, and the call for a decent society. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 17, 534-547. doi: 10.1007/s11673-020-09990-x

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Nie, J.-B., Xie, G., Chen, H., & Cong, Y. (2020). Conflict of interest in scientific research in China: A socio-ethical analysis of He Jiankui's human genome-editing experiment. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 17, 191-201. doi: 10.1007/s11673-020-09978-7

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Zou, X., Nie, J.-B., & Fitzgerald, R. (2020). Weiqu, structural injustice and caring for sick older people in rural Chinese families: An empirical ethical study. Bioethics, 34, 593-601. doi: 10.1111/bioe.12753

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Andorno, R., Baylis, F., Darnovsky, M., Dickenson, D., Haker, H., Hasson, K., … Nie, J.-B., … Zuscinova, J. (2020). Geneva statement on heritable human genome editing: The need for course correction. Trends in Biotechnology, 38(4), 351-354. doi: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2019.12.022

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Zou, X., Fitzgerald, R., & Nie, J.-B. (2020). "Unworthy of Care and Treatment": Cultural devaluation and structural constraints to healthcare-seeking for older people in rural China. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 17(6), 2132. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17062132

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Roberts, K., Dowell, A., & Nie, J.-B. (2020). Utilising acupuncture for mental health: A mixed‐methods approach to understanding the awareness and experience of general practitioners and acupuncturists. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 39, 101114. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2020.101114

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Roberts, K., Dowell, A., & Nie, J.-B. (2020). From research to practice: Building bridges to enhance interprofessional communication between general practitioners and acupuncturists. Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 13(3), 234-244. doi: 10.1080/17538068.2020.1769959

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Roberts, K., Betts, D., Dowell, T., & Nie, J.-B. (2020). Why are we hiding? A qualitative exploration of New Zealand acupuncturists views on interprofessional care. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 52, 102419. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2020.102419

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Nie, J.-B. (2020). Human genome editing and a global socio-bioethics approach [Review of the book Altered inheritance: CRISPR and the ethics of human genome editing]. Hastings Center Report, 50(6), 44-45. doi: 10.1002/hast.1200

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Nie, J.-B., & Jones, D. G. (2019). Confucian ethics on the commercial use of human bodies and body parts: Yi (righteousness) or/and Li (profit)? Anatomical Sciences Education, 12, 444-453. doi: 10.1002/ase.1876

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Nie, J.-B., & Jones, D. G. (2019). Confucianism and organ donation: Moral duties from xiao (filial piety) to ren (humaneness). Medicine, Health Care & Philosophy, 22, 583-591. doi: 10.1007/s11019-019-09893-8

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Zou, X., & Nie, J.-B. (2019). Access to care by older rural people in a post-reform Chinese hospital: An ethical evaluation of anthropological findings. Asian Bioethics Review, 11(1), 57-68. doi: 10.1007/s41649-019-00080-8

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Roberts, K., Dowell, A., & Nie, J.-B. (2019). Attempting rigour and replicability in thematic analysis of qualitative research data: A case study of codebook development. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 19(1), 66. doi: 10.1186/s12874-019-0707-y

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Lander, E., Baylis, F., Zhang, F., Charpentier, E., Berg, P., Bourgain, C., … Nie, J.-B., … Winnacker, E.-L. (2019). Adopt a moratorium on heritable genome editing. Nature, 567, 165-168. doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-00726-5

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Li, J.-r., Walker, S., Nie, J.-b., & Zhang, X. (2019). Experiments that led to the first gene-edited babies: The ethical failings and the urgent need for better governance. Journal of Zhejiang University: Science B, 20(1), 32-38. doi: 10.1631/jzus.B1800624

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Campbell, M., & Nie, J.-B. (2019). 'Where our common language lies': Virtues, embodiment and faith in global bioethics. In V. T. Chuan, R. Huxtable & N. Peart (Eds.), Healthcare ethics, law and professionalism: Essays on the works of Alastair V. Campbell. (pp. 125-144). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Chapter in Book - Research

Nie, J.-b. (2019). The methodology of ethical transculturalism and common humanity. In Y. Cheng & K. Yao (Eds.), Quanqiuhua Shiyexiade Yixuerenwen [Medical humanities from the perspective of globalization]. (pp. 15-25). Guangzhou, China: Sun Yat-sen University Press.

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Nie, J.-b. (2019). Beyond bioethics: How medical humanities in China can more appropriately deal with the crisis of values. In Y. Cheng & K. Yao (Eds.), Quanqiuhua Shiyexiade Yixuerenwen [Medical humanities from the perspective of globalization]. (pp. 132-146). Guangzhou, China: Sun Yat-sen University Press.

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Nie, J.-B., Li, L., Gillett, G., Tucker, J. D., & Kleinman, A. (2018). The crisis of patient-physician trust and bioethics: Lessons and inspirations from China. Developing World Bioethics, 18(1), 56-64. doi: 10.1111/dewb.12169

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Nie, J.-B., Cheng, Y., Zou, X., Gong, N., Tucker, J. D., Wong, B., & Kleinman, A. (2018). The vicious circle of patient-physician mistrust in China: Health professionals' perspectives, institutional conflict of interest, and building trust through medical professionalism. Developing World Bioethics, 18(1), 26-36. doi: 10.1111/dewb.12170

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Jones, D. G., & Nie, J.-B. (2018). Does Confucianism allow for body donation? Anatomical Sciences Education, 11(5), 525-531. doi: 10.1002/ase.1771

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Zou, X., Cheng, Y., & Nie, J.-B. (2018). The social practice of medical guanxi (personal connections) and patient-physician trust in China: An anthropological and ethical study. Developing World Bioethics, 18(1), 45-55. doi: 10.1111/dewb.12164

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Nie, J.-B., Tucker, J. D., Zhu, W., Cheng, Y., Wong, B., & Kleinman, A. (2018). Rebuilding patient-physician trust in China, developing a trust-oriented bioethics [Guest editorial]. Developing World Bioethics, 18(1), 4-6. doi: 10.1111/dewb.12172

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Roberts, K., Nie, J.-B., & Dowell, T. (2017). From knowing silence to curious engagement: The role of general practitioners to discuss and refer to complementary and alternative medicine. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, 9, 104-107. doi: 10.1016/j.xjep.2017.09.004

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Nie, J.-B. (2016). Erosion of eldercare in China: A socio-ethical inquiry in aging, elderly suicide and the Government's responsibilities in the context of the one-child policy. Ageing International, 41(4), 350-365. doi: 10.1007/s12126-016-9261-7

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Nie, J.-B., Gilbertson, A., de Roubaix, M., Staunton, C., van Niekerk, A., Tucker, J. D., & Rennie, S. (2016). Healing without waging war: Beyond military metaphors in medicine and HIV cure research. American Journal of Bioethics, 16(10), 3-11. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2016.1214305

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Nie, J.-B., Rennie, S., Gilbertson, A., & Tucker, J. D. (2016). No more militaristic and violent language in medicine: Response to open peer commentaries on "Healing without waging war: Beyond military metaphors in medicine and HIV cure research". American Journal of Bioethics, 16(12), W9-w11. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2016.1226988

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Nie, J.-B., & Fitzgerald, R. P. (2016). Connecting the East and the West, the local and the universal: The methodological elements of a transcultural approach to bioethics. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 26(3), 219-247. doi: 10.1353/ken.2016.0023

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Pickering, N., & Nie, J.-B. (2016). Transcultural ADHD and bioethics: Reformulating a double dichotomized debate. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 26(3), 249-275. doi: 10.1353/ken.2016.0024

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Tucker, J. D., Wong, B., Nie, J.-B., Kleinman, A., and the Patient-Physician Trust Team. (2016). Rebuilding patient-physician trust in China. Lancet, 388(10046), 755. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31362-9

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Thirthalli, J., Zhou, L., Kumar, K., Gao, J., Vaid, H., Liu, H., … Nie, J.-B., & Nichter, M. (2016). Traditional, complementary, and alternative medicine approaches to mental health care and psychological wellbeing in India and China. Lancet Psychiatry, 3(7), 660-672. doi: 10.1016/S2215-0366(16)30025-6

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Nie, J.-B., & Fitzgerald, R. (2016). Editorial note [Guest editorial]. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 26(3), ix-xiii. doi: 10.1353/ken.2016.0021

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Nie, J.-B. (2015). The benevolent polity: A Confucian socio-ethical vision of eldercare. Asian Bioethics Review, 7(3), 260-276. doi: 10.1353/asb.2015.0025

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Nie, J.-B., Smith, K. L., Cong, Y., Hu, L., & Tucker, J. D. (2015). Medical professionalism in China and the United States: A transcultural interpretation. Journal of Clinical Ethics, 26(1), 48-60.

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Nie, J.-B., Walker, S. T., Qiao, S., Li, X., & Tucker, J. D. (2015). Truth-telling to the patient, family, and the sexual partner: A rights approach to the role of healthcare providers in adult HIV disclosure in China. AIDS Care, 27(Suppl. 1), 83-89. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2015.1071772

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Tucker, J. D., Cheng, Y., Wong, B., Gong, N., Nie, J.-B., Zhu, W., … and the Patient-Physician Trust Project Team. (2015). Patient–physician mistrust and violence against physicians in Guangdong Province, China: A qualitative study. BMJ Open, 5, e008221. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008221

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Nie, J.-B. (2015). The U.S. complicity in Japan's medical war crimes: A restatement on why the U.S. Government should apologize and the U.S. community of bioethics should respond. American Journal of Bioethics, 15(6), 50-52. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2015.1028672

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Nie, J.-B., & Walker, S. (2015). Truth telling. In H. ten Have (Ed.), Encyclopedia of global bioethics. Springer International. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-05544-2_427-1

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Nie, J.-B. (2015). Confucian universalism for human rights and global bioethics. In W. Behr, L. Di Giacinto, O. Döring & C. Moll-Murata (Eds.), Bochumer jahrbuch zur ostasienforschung (Vol. 38). (pp. 115-127). Munich, Germany: IUDICIUM.

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Nie, J.-B. (2015). Tormented by competing moral duties: A "lost" Chinese abortion doctor. [Çatişan ahlaki ödevlerin eziyeti: "Yitik" Çinli kürtaj doktoru]. Türkiye Biyoetik Dergisi, 2(1), 73-81. doi: 10.5505/tjob.2015.91300

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Qiao, S., Nie, J.-B., Tucker, J., Rennie, S., & Li, X.-M. (2015). The role of social relationship in HIV healing and its implication in HIV cure in China. Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine, 3(1), 115-127. doi: 10.1080/21642850.2015.1040405

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Gillett, G., McMurdo, M., & Nie, J.-B. (2015). The human spirit and responsive equilibrium: End of life care and uncertainty. Asian Bioethics Review, 7(3), 292-305. doi: 10.1353/asb.2015.0019

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Peart, N., & Nie, J.-B. (2015). A patients' rights approach: The New Zealand perspective. Asian Bioethics Review, 7(4), 413-416. [Commentary].

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Nie, J.-B. (2014). China's one-child policy, a policy without a future: Pitfalls of the "common good" argument and the authoritarian model. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 23(3), 272-287. doi: 10.1017/S0963180113000881

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Hu, L., Yin, X., Bao, X., & Nie, J.-B. (2014). Chinese physicians' attitudes toward and understanding of medical professionalism: Results of a national survey. Journal of Clinical Ethics, 25(2), 135-147.

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Brody, H., Leonard, S. E., Nie, J.-B., & Weindling, P. (2014). U.S. responses to Japanese wartime inhuman experimentation after World War II: National security and wartime exigency. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 23(2), 220-230. doi: 10.1017/S0963180113000753

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Tucker, J. D., Nie, J.-B., Cheng, Y., Zhu, W., & Kleinman, A. (2014). Reviving medicine as the art of humanity in China. Lancet, 383(9927), 1462-1463. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60715-7

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Tucker, J. D., Rennie, S., the Social and Ethical Working Group on HIV Cure, including Nie, J.-B. (2014). Social and ethical implications of HIV cure research. AIDS, 28(9), 1247-1250. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000210

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Nie, J.-B. (2013). [Review of the book Confluences of medicine in medieval Japan: Buddhist healing, Chinese knowledge, Islamic formula, and wounds of war]. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 15(1), 131-133. [Book Review].

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Nie, J.-B. (2013). [Review of the book The afterlife of images: Translating the pathological body between China and the West]. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 15(1), 136-138. [Book Review].

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Nie, J.-B. (2012). The fallacy and danger of dichotomizing cultural differences: The truth about medical truth telling in China. Virtual Mentor, 14(4), 338-343.

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Nie, J.-B. (2011). Medical ethics in China: A transcultural interpretation. London: Routledge, 276p.

Authored Book - Research

Hu, L.-Y., & Nie, J.-B. (2011). The fascination of medical ethics: Classic cases and controversies of different viewpoints [Perspective]. Medicine & Philosophy, 32(10), 77-78.

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Nie, J.-B. (2011). Non-medical sex-selective abortion in China: Ethical and public policy issues in the context of 40 million missing females. British Medical Bulletin, 98(1), 7-20. doi: 10.1093/bmb/ldr015

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Nie, J.-B. (2011). The “cultural differences” argument and its misconceptions: The return of medical truth-telling in China. In A. Rudnick (Ed.), Bioethics in the 21st Century. (pp. 103-120). InTech. Retrieved from http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/the-cultural-differences-argument-and-its-misconceptions-the-return-of-medical-truth-telling-in-chin

Chapter in Book - Research

Nie, J.-B., Guo, N., Selden, M., & Kleinman, A. (Eds.). (2010). Japan's wartime medical atrocities: Comparative inquiries in science, history, and ethics. London and New York: Routledge, 254p.

Edited Book - Research

Kleinman, A., Nie, J.-B., & Selden, M. (2010). Introduction: Medical atrocities, history and ethics. In J.-B. Nie, N. Guo, M. Selden & A. Kleinman (Eds.), Japan's wartime medical atrocities: Comparative inquiries in science, history, and ethics. (pp. 1-20). London and New York: Routledge.

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Nie, J.-B. (2010). China's birth control program through feminist lenses. In J. L. Scully, L. E. Baldwin-Ragaven & P. Fitzpatrick (Eds.), Feminist bioethics: At the center, on the margins. (pp. 257-277). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

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Nie, J.-B. (2010). Limits of state intervention in sex-selective abortion: The case of China. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 12(2), 205-219. doi: 10.1080/13691050903108431

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Nie, J.-B. (2010). On the alter of nationalism and the nation-state: Japan's wartime medical atrocities, the American cover-up, and postwar Chinese responses. In J.-B. Nie, N. Guo, M. Selden & A. Kleinman (Eds.), Japan's wartime medical atrocities: Comparative inquiries in science, history, and ethics. (pp. 123-138). London and New York: Routledge.

Chapter in Book - Research

Guo, N., & Nie, J.-B. (2010). Annotated bibliography: Primary sources and secondary literature in Japanese, Chinese and English. In J.-B. Nie, N. Guo, M. Selden & A. Kleinman (Eds.), Japan's wartime medical atrocities: Comparative inquiries in science, history, and ethics. (pp. 205-231). London and New York: Routledge.

Chapter in Book - Research

Nie, J.-B., Tsuchiya, T., & Li, L. (2009). Japanese doctors' experimentation, 1932-1945, and medical ethics. In R. B. Baker & L. B. McCullough (Eds.), The Cambridge world history of medical ethics. (pp. 589-594). Cambridge University Press.

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Nie, J.-B. (2009). Medical ethics through the life cycle in China. In R. B. Baker & L. B. McCullough (Eds.), The Cambridge world history of medical ethics. (pp. 126-131). Cambridge University Press.

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Nie, J.-B. (2009). The discourses of practitioners in China. In R. B. Baker & L. B. McCullough (Eds.), The Cambridge world history of medical ethics. (pp. 335-344). Cambridge University Press.

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Nie, J.-B. (2009). Radical disagreements of Chinese views on fetal life and implications for bioethics. In K.-T. Ip (Ed.), The bioethics of regenerative medicine. (pp. 63-73). New York: Springer.

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Nie, J.-b. (2008). Exploring the core of humanity: Cross-cultural perspectives on the concept of personhood. In T.-W. Kwan (Ed.), Responsibility and commitment: Eighteen essays in honor of Gerhold K. Becker. (pp. 17-27). Waldkirch: Edition Gorz.

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Nie, J.-B. (2008). The search for an Asian Bioethics [Review of the books The family, medical decision-making, and biotechnology: Critical reflections on Asian moral perspectives and The way of Asian bioethics]. Asian Bioethics Review, 1(1), 86-94.

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Nie, J.-B. (2007). The specious idea of an Asian bioethics: Beyond dichotomizing East and West. In R. E. Ashcroft, A. Dawson, H. Draper & J. R. McMillan (Eds.), Principles of health care ethics. (2nd ed.) (pp. 143-149). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.

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Nie, J.-B., & Campbell, A. V. (2007). Multiculturalism and Asian bioethics: Cultural war or creative dialogue? Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 4(3), 163-167. doi: 10.1007/s11673-007-9061-6

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Nie, J.-B. (2006). After Cheng (Sincerity): The professional ethics of traditional Chinese medicine. In K. Parsi & M. N. Sheehan (Eds.), Healing as vocation: A medical professionalism primer. (pp. 61-76). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

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Nie, J.-B. (2006). The United States cover-up of Japanese wartime medical atrocities: Complicity committed in the national interest and two proposals for contemporary action. American Journal of Bioethics, 6(3), 21-33.

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Nie, J.-B. (2005). Behind the silence: Chinese voices on abortion. Lanham, ML, USA and Oxford UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 293p.

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Nie, J.-B. (2005). Cultural values embodying universal norms: A critique of a popular assumption about cultures and human rights. Developing World Bioethics, 4(3), 251-257.

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Nie, J.-B. (2005). State violence in twentieth-century China: Some shared features of Japanese army's atrocities and the cultural revolution's terror. In L. Kühnhardt & M. Takayama (Eds.), Menschenrechte, kulturen und gewalt: Ansätze einer interkulturellen ethik [Human rights, cultures, and violence: Perspectives of intercultural ethics]. (pp. 161-176). Baden-Baden, Germany: Nomos.

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Nie, J.-B., Tsuchiya, T., & Lun, L. (2005). Japanese doctors' experimentation, 1932-1945 and medical ethics. Medicine & Philosophy, 26(6), 35-38.

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Nie, J.-B. (2004). The West's dismissal of the Khabarovsk Trial as 'communist propaganda': Ideology, evidence and international bioethics. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 1(1), 32-42.

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Nie, J.-B. (2004). Feminist bioethics and the language of human rights in the Chinese context. In R. Tong, A. Donchin & S. Dodds (Eds.), Linking visions: Feminist bioethics, human rights, and the developing world. (pp. 73-88). Lanham, USA: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc..

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Nie, J.-B., & Anderson, L. C. (2003). Bioethics in New Zealand: A historical and sociological review. In J. F. Peppin & M. J. Cherry (Eds.), The annals of bioethics: Regional perspectives in bioethics. (pp. 341-361). Lisse, Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger.

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Nie, J.-B. (2003). Let's never stop bashing inhumanity: A reply to Frank Leavitt and an appeal for further ethical studies on Japanese doctors' wartime experimentation. Eubios Journal of Asian & International Bioethics, 13(5), 163-166.

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Nie, J.-B. (2003). [Review of the book Birth control in China 1949-2000: Population policy and demographic development]. East Asia, 20(4), 117-119.

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Nie, J.-B. (2003). [Review of the book Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen: Nature, knowledge, imagery in an ancient Chinese medical text]. New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 5(2), 174-176.

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Nie, J.-B. (2002). Chinese moral perspectives on abortion and foetal life: An historical account. New Zealand Bioethics Journal, 3(3), 15-31.

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Nie, J.-B. (2002). Japanese doctors' experimentation in wartime China. Lancet, 360, S5-S6.

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Nie, J.-B. (2001). So bitter that no word can describe it: Mainland Chinese women's moral experience and narratives of abortion. In R. Tong (Ed.), Globalizing Feminist Bioethics: Crosscultural Perspectives. (pp. 151-164). Boulder & London: Westview Press.

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