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Medical Ethics and Healthcare Law

  1. Reproductive Ethics and the Law

    A Comparative Approach

    By Samantha Halliday

    Topical and contemporary, this book explores a number of current issues relating to reproduction. Critically analyzing medical ethics and the law in a variety of jurisdictions, it makes suggestions on reforming the law in the UK. Looking at the relationship between the law and medical ethics in a...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Human Rights Law and Personal Identity

    By Jill Marshall

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book explores the role human rights law plays in the formation, and protection, of our personal identities. Drawing from a range of disciplines, Jill Marshall examines how human rights law includes and excludes specific types of identity, which feed into moral norms of human freedom and human...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Corporeality, Medical Technologies and Contemporary Culture

    By Francisco Ortega

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    This book examines the confusions and contradictions that manifest in prevalent attitudes towards the body, as well as in related bodily practices. The body is simultaneously our reference for the certainties of nature and the locus of a desire for transformation and reinvention. The body is at...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Birkbeck Law Press

  4. The Law and Ethics of Medical Research

    International Bioethics and Human Rights

    By Aurora Plomer

    The growing globalization of medical research and the application of new biotechnologies in morally contested areas has forced a revision of international ethical guidelines. This book examines the controversies surrounding biomedical research in the twenty-first century from a human rights...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Global Health Disputes and Disparities

    A Critical Appraisal of International Law and Population Health

    By Dru Bhattacharya

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Global Health Disputes and Disparities explores inequalities in health around the world, looking particularly at the opportunity for, and limitations of, international law to promote population health by examining its intersection with human rights, trade, and epidemiology, and the controversial...

    Published November 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Global Health and Human Rights

    Legal and Philosophical Perspectives

    Edited by John Harrington, Maria Stuttaford

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The right to health, having been previously neglected is now being deployed more and more often in litigation, activism and policy-making across the world. International bodies such as the WHO, UNAIDS, World Bank and WTO are increasingly using or being evaluated with reference to health rights, and...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Law and Bioethics

    Intersections Along the Mortal Coil

    By George P. Smith II

    George P. Smith, II is a leading figure in the world of medical law and ethics. During his long career he has addressed some of the most important issues in bioethics and has contributed much original thought to debates in the field. This book celebrates his contribution to scholarship in this area...

    Published April 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Serial Killers

    Psychiatry, Criminology, Responsibility

    By Francesca Biagi-Chai

    Francesca Biagi-Chai’s book - a translation from the French of Le Cas Landru - tackles the issue of criminal responsibility in the case of serial killers, and other 'mad' people who are nonetheless deemed to be answerable before the law. The author, a Lacanian psychoanalyst and senior psychiatrist...

    Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Patient Safety, Law Policy and Practice

    Edited by John Tingle, Pippa Bark

    Patient safety is an issue which in recent years has grown to prominence in a number of countries’ political and health service agendas. The World Health Organisation has launched the World Alliance for Patient Safety. Millions of patients, according to the Alliance, endure prolonged ill-health,...

    Published March 1st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Human Genes and Neoliberal Governance

    A Foucauldian Critique

    By Antoinette Rouvroy

    Original and interdisciplinary, this is the first book to explore the relationship between a neoliberal mode of governance and the so-called genetic revolution. Looking at the knowledge-power relations in the post-genomic era and addressing the pressing issues of genetic privacy and discrimination...

    Published January 4th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  11. Australian Medical Law

    By John Devereux

    Exploring the patterns in the rich tapestry of medical law, this text is the most up-to-date work of its kind. After an introduction to bio-ethical principles, Australian Medical Law discusses the interplay of different areas of law as they impact on medical practice. The text considers the impact...

    Published January 24th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  12. The Law and Ethics of Medical Research

    International Bioethics and Human Rights

    By Aurora Plomer

    The growing globalization of medical research and the application of new biotechnologies in morally contested areas has forced a revision of international ethical guidelines. This book examines the controversies surrounding biomedical research in the twenty-first century from a human rights...

    Published February 1st 2005 by Routledge-Cavendish