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Dr Mairi Levitt

Formerly at Lancaster University

  1. 2018
  2. E-pub ahead of print

    Choosing a Faith School in Leicester: admissions criteria, diversity and choice

    Levitt, M. A. S. & Woodhead, L. J. P., 12/06/2018, In: British Journal of Religious Education. 42, 2, p. 224-241 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. 2015
  4. Published

    Could the organ shortage ever be met?

    Levitt, M., 23/07/2015, In: Life Sciences, Society and Policy. 11, 6, p. 1-6 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. 2014
  6. Published

    The right to know and the right not to know: genetic privacy and responsibility

    Chadwick, R. (ed.), Levitt, M. (ed.) & Shickle, D. (ed.), 09/2014, 2nd ed. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. 216 p. (Bioethics and Law)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  7. Published

    Empowered by choice?

    Levitt, M., 2014, The right to know and the right not to know: genetic privacy and responsibility. Chadwick, R., Levitt, M. & Shickle, D. (eds.). Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, p. 85-99 15 p. (Bioethics and Law).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  8. Published

    The perfect pupil: changing aims and changing measures of success in school RE

    Levitt, M. & Muir, F., 2014, In: British Journal of Religious Education. 36, 2, p. 218-233 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  9. 2013
  10. Published

    Perceptions of nature, nurture and behaviour

    Levitt, M., 12/12/2013, In: Life Sciences, Society and Policy. 9, 1, 11 p., 13.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  11. Published

    Genes, environment and responsibility for violent behaviour: ‘Whatever genes one has it is preferable that you are prevented from going around stabbing people’

    Levitt, M., 2013, In: New Genetics and Society. 32, 1, p. 4-17 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  12. 2012
  13. Published

    Genetics and crime

    Levitt, M., 2012, Encyclopedia of applied ethics. Chadwick, R. (ed.). 2nd ed. ed. San Diego: Elsevier, Vol. 2. p. 462-469 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  14. 2011
  15. Published

    Educating the public to encourage organ donation?

    Levitt, M., 03/2011, Organ shortage: ethics law and pragmatism. Farrell, A-M., Price, D. P. T. & Quigley, M. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 52-66 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  16. Published

    Relating to participants: how close do biobanks and donors really want to be?

    Levitt, M., 2011, In: Health Care Analysis. 19, 3, p. 220-230 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  17. 2010
  18. Published

    Health and wealth, law and order : banking DNA against disease and crime.

    Tutton, R. & Levitt, M., 2010, Genetic suspects : global governance of forensic DNA profiling and databasing. Hindmarsh, R. & Prainsack, B. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 85-104 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  19. Published

    Making human better and making better humans.

    Levitt, M. & O'Neill, F. K., 2010, In: Genomics, Society and Policy. 6, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  20. 2009
  21. Published

    Bioethics : an export product? Reflections on hands-on involvement in exploring the “External” validity of international bioethical declarations.

    Levitt, M. & Zwart, H., 09/2009, In: Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. 6, 3, p. 367-377 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  22. Published

    ‘It could just be an additional test couldn’t it?’: genetic testing for susceptibility to aggression and violence

    Levitt, M. & Pieri, E., 06/2009, In: New Genetics and Society. 28, 2, p. 189-200 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  23. 2008
  24. Published

    Risky individuals and the politics of genetic research into aggressiveness and violence.

    Pieri, E. & Levitt, M., 11/2008, In: Bioethics. 22, 9, p. 509-518 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  25. 2007
  26. Published

    Forensic databases: benefits and ethical and social costs.

    Levitt, M., 09/2007, In: British Medical Bulletin. 83, 1, p. 235-248 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  27. Published

    My genes made me do it? The implications of behavioural genetics for responsibility and blame

    Levitt, M. & Manson, N., 2007, In: Health Care Analysis. p. 33-40 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  28. 2006
  29. Published

    Behavioural genetics and risk of 'criminality' : Commentary.

    Levitt, M., 10/2006, In: Bionews. 378

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  30. Published

    Perspectives on public engagement

    Levitt, M., 10/2006, In: ESRC Genomics Network Newsletter. 4, p. 12

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  31. Published

    Review of 'Wrestling with behavioural genetics, science ethics and public conversations'.

    Levitt, M., 05/2006, In: Genomics, Society and Policy. 2, 1, p. 132-133 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  32. Published

    Bar-coded children: an exploration of issues around the inclusion of children on the England and Wales National DNA database.

    Levitt, M. & Tomasini, F., 2006, In: Genomics, Society and Policy. 2, 1, p. 41-56 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  33. Published

    Genetic technology : a threat to deafness?

    Chadwick, R. & Levitt, M., 2006, Bioethics : an anthology. Kuhse, H. & Singer, P. (eds.). Malden, MA ; Oxford: Blackwell, p. 137-144 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  34. 2005
  35. Published

    A well placed trust? Public perceptions of the governance of DNA databases.

    Levitt, M. & Weldon, S., 12/2005, In: Critical Public Health. 15, 4, p. 311-321 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  36. Published

    Overcritical, overfriendly? : A dialogue between a sociologist and a philosopher on genetic technology and its applications.

    Levitt, M. & Hayry, M., 11/2005, In: Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy. 8, 3, p. 377-383 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Gene week: a novel way of consulting the public.

    Levitt, M., Weiner, K. & Goodacre, J., 01/2005, In: Public Understanding of Science. 14, 1, p. 67-79 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  38. Published

    Ethical Issues: Overview

    Levitt, M. & Williams, G., 2005, Encyclopedia of social measurement. Kempf-Leonard, K. (ed.). London: Elsevier, Vol. 1. p. 815-825 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  39. 2004
  40. Published

    Assisted Reproduction: Managing an Unruly Technology.

    Levitt, M., 03/2004, In: Health Care Analysis. 12, 1, p. 41-49 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  41. Published

    Complementarity rather than integration

    Levitt, M., 2004, In: Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy. 7, 1, p. 81-83 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  42. Published

    Public databases and privat(ised) property? A UK study of perceptions of privacy in relation to population based human genetic databases.

    Weldon, S. & Levitt, M., 2004, Blood and data. Ethical, legal and social aspects of human genetic databases. Arnson, G., Nordal, S. & Arnason, V. (eds.). Reykjavik: University of Iceland Press and Centre for Ethics, p. 181-186 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  43. Published

    Stimulating public debate on the ethical and social implications of the new genetics

    Levitt, M., Weiner, K. & Goodacre, J., 2004, Engaging the World: The Use of Empirical Research in Bioethics and Regulation of Biotechnology. Holm, S. & Jonas, M. (eds.). Amsterdam: IOS Press, p. 109-118 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  44. Published

    The Gene Shop at Manchester Airport

    Levitt, M., 2004, Reconfiguring Nature: Issues and debates in the new genetics. Glasner, P. (ed.). Aldershot: Ashgate, p. 15-28 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  45. 2003
  46. Published

    Public consultation in bioethics. What's the point of asking the public when they have neither scientific or ethical expertise?

    Levitt, M., 03/2003, In: Health Care Analysis. 11, 1, p. 15-25 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  47. Published

    Better together? Sociological and philosophical perspectives on bioethics

    Levitt, M., 2003, Scratching the Surface of Bioethics. Matti, H. & Takala, T. (eds.). Amsterdam: Rodopi, p. 19-27 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  48. Published

    'Just because we can do something doesn't mean we should': young people's responses to biotechnology

    Levitt, M., 2003, The Reordering of Nature: Theology, society, and the new genetics. Deane-Drummond, C., Grove-White, R. & Szerszynski, B. (eds.). London: T&T Clark, 368 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  49. Published

    Where are the Men and Boys? The Gender Imbalance in the Church of England.

    Levitt, M., 2003, In: Journal of Contemporary Religion. 18, 1, p. 61-75 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  50. 2001
  51. Published

    Let the consumer decide? The regulation of commercial genetic testing.

    Levitt, M. I., 1/11/2001, In: Journal of Medical Ethics. 27, 6, p. 398-403 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  52. Published

    'Not so wrong that we are prepared to threaten the whole service': The regulation of reproductive technologies in the UK

    Levitt, M., 2001, In: Human Reproduction and Genetic Ethics. 7, 2, p. 45-51 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  53. 2000
  54. Published

    The Gene Shop at Manchester Airport

    Levitt, M., 2000, In: New Genetics and Society. 19, 1, p. 79-89 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  55. 1999
  56. Published

    Drawing Limits: contemporary views on biotechnology

    Levitt, M., 1999, In: Journal of Beliefs and Values. 20, 1, p. 41-50 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  57. Published

    Genetic Technology: a threat to deafness

    Chadwick, R. & Levitt, M., 1999, In: Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy. 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  58. Published

    The ethics and impact on behaviour of knowledge about one's own genome

    Levitt, M., 1999, In: BMJ. 319, p. 1283-1290 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  59. Published

    The social and cultural significance of organ transplantation

    Levitt, M., 1999, In: Archives of Hellenic Medicine. 16, 3, p. 283-287 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  60. 1998
  61. Published

    Ethical Issues in Community Health Care

    Chadwick, R., Levitt, M., Chadwick, R. (ed.) & Levitt, M. (ed.), 1998, London: Arnold. 152 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  62. Published

    Genetic Screening and Ethics: European Perspectives

    Chadwick, R., ten Have, H., Husted, J., Levitt, M., McGleenan, T., Shickle, D. & Weising, U., 1998, In: Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 23, 3, p. 255-273 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  63. Published
  64. 1997
  65. Published

    Biotechnology and young citizens: Biocult in New Zealand and Japan

    Levitt, M., Macer, D., Obata, H., Bezar, H. & Daniels, K., 1997, In: Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics. 7, 4, p. 111-114 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  66. Published

    Complementarity: multidisciplinary research in bioethics

    Chadwick, R. & Levitt, M., 1997, Bioethics Research: Policy, Methods and Strategies Proceedings of a European Conference (Roma 23-25 Nov. 1995). Gindro, S., Bracalenti, R. & Mordini, E. (eds.). Roma: European Commission, p. 73-82 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  67. Published

    Natural ways are better: adolescents and the anti-obesity gene

    Levitt, M., 1997, In: Science and Engineering Ethics. 3, 3, p. 305-315 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  68. Published

    Professions in crisis: the ethical response

    Chadwick, R. & Levitt, M., 1997, Ethics in Crisis. Scally, J. (ed.). Dublin: Veritas, p. 55-65 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  69. Published

    Religion in Schools

    Levitt, M. & Pollard, G., 1997, Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics. Chadwick, R. (ed.). San Diego: Academic Press, Vol. 3. p. 809-816 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  70. Published

    The End of Deafness? Deaf People, Deaf Genes and Deaf Ethics

    Chadwick, R. & Levitt, M., 1997, In: Deaf Worlds. 13, 2, p. 2-9 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  71. Published

    The right to know and the right not to know

    Chadwick, R. (ed.), Levitt, M. (ed.) & Shickle, D. (ed.), 1997, Aldershot: Avebury. 101 p. (Avebury Series in Philosophy)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  72. 1996
  73. Published

    EUROSCREEN: ethical and philosophical issues of genetic screening in Europe

    Chadwick, R. & Levitt, M., 1996, In: Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London. 30, 1, p. 67-69 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  74. Published

    Nice when they are young: Contemporary Christianity in families and schools

    Levitt, M., 1996, Aldershot: Avebury. 171 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  75. Published

    Nursing, education and values: a sociological perspective

    Levitt, M., 1996, Themes and Perspectives in Nursing, 2nd ed. Soothill, K., Henry, C. & Kendrick, K. (eds.). London: Chapman & Hall, p. 325-340 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  76. 1995
  77. Published

    Cultural and social attitudes to biotechnology: analysis of the arguments with special reference to the views of young people

    Levitt, M., Chadwick, R., Whitelegg, M., Häyry, H., Häyry, M. & Lunshof, J., 1995, Directorate General, Science Research and Development, EUR 18491 EN EUROPEAN COMMISSION.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  78. Published

    Higher Education and Values

    Levitt, M., 1995, Professional Ethics and Organisational Change. Henry, C. (ed.). London: Edward Arnold, p. 67-75 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  79. Published

    Sexual identity and religious socialisation

    Levitt, M., 1995, In: British Journal of Sociology. 46, 3, p. 529-536 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  80. Published

    'The church is very important to me'. A consideration of the relevance of Francis's "Attitude Towards Christianity" scale to the aims of Church of England aided schools

    Levitt, M., 1995, In: British Journal of Religious Education. 17, 2, p. 100-107 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  81. Published

    When Drug Treatment in the Elderly is not cost-effective: An Ethical Dilemma in an Environment of Healthcare Rationing

    Chadwick, R. & Levitt, M., 1995, In: Drugs and Aging. 7, 6, p. 416-441 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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