Law: Medical & Healthcare Law

  • Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions: Law, Medicine and Society book cover

    Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions

    Law, Medicine and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Spivakovsky, Kate Seear, Adrian Carter

    Coercive medico-legal interventions are often employed to prevent people deemed to be unable to make competent decisions about their health, such as minors, people with mental illness, disability or problematic alcohol or other drug use, from harming themselves or others. These interventions can…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Regulation of Cosmetic Procedures: Legal, Ethical and Practical Challenges book cover

    The Regulation of Cosmetic Procedures

    Legal, Ethical and Practical Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Melanie Latham, Jean Mchale

    This book examines the ethical and regulatory debates surrounding the rise of the cosmetic procedures industry. In the past, cosmetic procedures were often seen as limited to a small number of wealthy older women. Today, such procedures have gone mainstream, partly facilitated by the rise of "…

    Hardback – 2020-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Disability, Criminal Justice and Law: Reconsidering Court Diversion book cover

    Disability, Criminal Justice and Law

    Reconsidering Court Diversion, 1st Edition

    By Linda Steele

    Through theoretical and empirical examination of legal frameworks for court diversion, this book interrogates law’s complicity in the debilitation of disabled people. In a post-deinstitutionalisation era, diverting disabled people from criminal justice systems and into mental health and disability…

    Hardback – 2020-06-03 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Islam and Biomedical Research Ethics book cover

    Islam and Biomedical Research Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Mehrunisha Suleman

    This book is a contribution to the nascent discourse on global health and biomedical research ethics involving Muslim populations and Islamic contexts. It presents a rich sociological account about the ways in which debates and questions involving Islam within the biomedical research context are…

    Hardback – 2020-07-08 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Criminalising Medical Malpractice: A Comparative Perspective book cover

    Criminalising Medical Malpractice

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Mélinée Kazarian

    The criminalisation of healthcare malpractice has become a highly topical and somewhat controversial question in recent years. Studies have demonstrated that in England and Wales, the trend towards holding healthcare professionals to account for malpractice is rapidly growing, abolishing the…

    Hardback – 2020-07-20 
    Routledge

  • Workplace Mental Health Law: Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Workplace Mental Health Law

    Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Takenori Mishiba

    This book provides a systematic and interdisciplinary study of occupational mental health legislation in seven countries. The work presents a study of the laws, policies, and legal interpretations to help prevent mental health problems from occurring in the workplace and appropriately address…

    Hardback – 2020-07-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Health Law

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