Law: Medical & Healthcare Law

  • Reproducing Narrative: Gender, Reproduction and Law book cover

    Reproducing Narrative

    Gender, Reproduction and Law, 1st Edition

    By Michael Thomson

    First published in 1998, Reproducing Narrative sets out to interrogate a number of medico-legal reproductive discourses. Recognizing that these dialogues are heavily imprecated in broader social, political and economic discourses it is contended that responses to reproductive issues are influenced…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Intersections: Women on Law, Medicine and Technology book cover

    Intersections: Women on Law, Medicine and Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kerry Petersen

    First published in 1997, this volume explores how we live in a society which is developing beyond human experience and comprehension – fast. Advances in technology and medicine are profoundly affecting the manner of human living from the beginning through to the end of life. These advances present…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Using the Bodies of the Dead: Legal, Ethical and Organisational Dimensions of Organ Transplantation book cover

    Using the Bodies of the Dead

    Legal, Ethical and Organisational Dimensions of Organ Transplantation, 1st Edition

    By Nora Machado

    First published in 1998, this unique, timely book applies sociological concepts and analysis to the study of organ transplantation and related medical phenomena. It provides comparisons between differing transplantation systems and examines the ethical issues of organ transplantation, organ…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Anglo-American Insanity Defence Reform: The War Between Law and Medicine book cover

    Anglo-American Insanity Defence Reform

    The War Between Law and Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Faye Boland

    First published in 1999, The book examines the magnitude of the polemic surrounding each attempt to reformulate the insanity defence in the United States, England and Ireland. The book contains a critique of the McNaghten Rules, the defence of irresistible impulse, the product test of insanity, the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Law, Palliative Care and Dying: Legal and Ethical Challenges book cover

    Law, Palliative Care and Dying

    Legal and Ethical Challenges, 1st Edition

    By John Lombard

    Law, Palliative Care and Dying critically examines the role of the legal framework in shaping the boundaries of palliative care practice. The work underlines the importance of a distinct legal framework for specialist palliative care which can provide clarity for both the healthcare professional…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Medicine and Justice: Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914 book cover

    Medicine and Justice

    Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914, 1st Edition

    By Katherine D. Watson

    This monograph makes a major new contribution to the historiography of criminal justice in England and Wales, by focusing on the intersection of the history of law and crime with medical history. It does this through the lens provided by one group of historical actors, medical professionals who…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Environmental Health in International and EU Law: Current Challenges and Legal Responses book cover

    Environmental Health in International and EU Law

    Current Challenges and Legal Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Negri

    This book presents a broad overview of the many intersections between health and the environment that lie at the basis of the most crucial environmental health issues, focusing on the responses provided by international and EU law. Consistent with the One Health approach and moving from the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge-Giappichelli Studies in Law

  • Understanding Victims of Interpersonal Violence: A Guide for Investigators and Prosecutors book cover

    Understanding Victims of Interpersonal Violence

    A Guide for Investigators and Prosecutors, 1st Edition

    By Veronique N. Valliere

    Understanding Victims of Interpersonal Violence: A Guide for Investigators and Prosecutors provides accessible information for criminal justice personnel "in the trenches" with victims of violence to aid in understanding and explaining their behavior. This guide sheds light on interpersonal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Women's Health and the Limits of Law: Domestic and International Perspectives book cover

    Women's Health and the Limits of Law

    Domestic and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irehobhude O. Iyioha

    Despite some significant advances in the creation and protection of rights affecting women’s health, these do not always translate into actual health benefits for women. This collection asks: 'What is an effective law and what influences law’s effectiveness or ineffectiveness? What dynamics,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Medical Misinformation and Social Harm in Non-Science Based Health Practices: A Multidisciplinary Perspective book cover

    Medical Misinformation and Social Harm in Non-Science Based Health Practices

    A Multidisciplinary Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anita Lavorgna, Anna Di Ronco

    Fraudulent, harmful, or at best useless pharmaceutical and therapeutic approaches developed outside science-based medicine have boomed in recent years, especially due to the commercialisation of cyberspace. The latter has played a fundamental role in the rise of false ‘health experts’, and in the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Detecting Doping in Sport book cover

    Detecting Doping in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

    The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes. It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Medical Decision-Making book cover

    Ethics and Medical Decision-Making

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Freeman

    This title was first published in 2001: Ethical thinking about medical decision-making has roots deep in history. This collection of contemporary essays by leading international scholars traces the development of modern bioethics and explores the theory and current issues surrounding this widely…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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