Law: Medical & Healthcare Law

  • Health Law's Kaleidoscope: Health Law Rights in a Global Age book cover

    Health Law's Kaleidoscope

    Health Law Rights in a Global Age

    By Belinda Bennett

    Within contemporary society the themes of globalization, health and regulation interlock in complex patterns, changing in response to the mix of cultural differences, regulatory preferences and available resources. To turn the kaleidoscope and to change the mix is to change the pattern. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • The Ethical Challenges of Emerging Medical Technologies book cover

    The Ethical Challenges of Emerging Medical Technologies

    Edited by Arthur L. Caplan, Brendan Parent

    This collection of essays emphasizes society’s increasingly responsible engagement with ethical challenges in emerging medical technology. Expansion of technological capacity and attention to patient safety have long been integral to improving healthcare delivery but only relatively recently have…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • A Prescription for Dignity: Rethinking Criminal Justice and Mental Disability Law book cover

    A Prescription for Dignity

    Rethinking Criminal Justice and Mental Disability Law

    By Michael L. Perlin

    Examining the treatment of persons with mental disabilities in the criminal justice system, this book offers new perspectives that are crucial to an understanding of the ways in which society projects onto criminal defendants prejudices and attitudes about responsibility, free will, autonomy,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Donor Conception and the Search for Information: From Secrecy and Anonymity to Openness book cover

    Donor Conception and the Search for Information

    From Secrecy and Anonymity to Openness

    By Sonia Allan

    This book examines donor conception and the search for information by donor-conceived people. It details differing regulatory approaches across the globe, including those that provide for ‘open-identity’ or anonymous donation, or that take a ‘dual-track’ approach. In doing so, it identifies models…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Causation in Law and Medicine book cover

    Causation in Law and Medicine

    Edited by Danuta Mendelson, Ian Freckelton

    Causation is an issue that is fundamental in both law and medicine, as well as the interface between the two disciplines. It is vital for the resolution of a great many disputes in court concerning personal injuries, medical negligence, criminal law and coronial issues, as well as in the provision…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Patents: US Sectional Interests and the African Group at the WTO book cover

    The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Patents

    US Sectional Interests and the African Group at the WTO

    By Sherry S. Marcellin

    This book provides a fresh, multidisciplinary, and exciting look at the making and remaking of pharmaceutical patents at the GATT/WTO, by utilising a Coxian political economy of continuity and change in the global political economy (GPE). Marcellin focuses on the role of the transnational drug…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge
    Global Health

  • Health Workforce Governance: Improved Access, Good Regulatory Practice, Safer Patients book cover

    Health Workforce Governance

    Improved Access, Good Regulatory Practice, Safer Patients

    By Stephanie D. Short

    Edited by Fiona McDonald

    With increasing recognition of the international market in health professionals and the impact of globalism on regulation, the governance of the health workforce is moving towards greater public engagement and increased transparency. This book discusses the challenges posed by these processes such…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Bearing Witness to Change: Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology Practice book cover

    Bearing Witness to Change

    Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology Practice

    Edited by Ezra Griffith, Michael A. Norko, Alec Buchanan, Madelon V. Baranoski, Howard Zonana

    This book explores the response of forensic psychiatry and psychology to changes over the last several decades. It presents the disciplines themselves as change agents that have shaped forensic work, public policy, and law. Topics include selected developments in forensic practice, the management…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12
    CRC Press

  • The Right to Life and the Value of Life: Orientations in Law, Politics and Ethics book cover

    The Right to Life and the Value of Life

    Orientations in Law, Politics and Ethics

    Edited by Jon Yorke

    This groundbreaking book is the first collection to investigate the law, political science and ethical perspectives collectively in relation to the right and value of life. Its contributions from international roster of scholars are organized around five themes: a theoretical positioning of life…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Law of Intervening Causation book cover

    The Law of Intervening Causation

    By Douglas Hodgson

    Utilizing a comparative examination of case-law from England, Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland, this volume provides a comprehensive and systematic study of the law of intervening causation (novus actus interveniens) to present an analysis of this particular judicial limitation…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Biotechnological Inventions: Moral Restraints and Patent Law book cover

    Biotechnological Inventions

    Moral Restraints and Patent Law

    By Oliver Mills

    Advances in modern biotechnology have produced profound and far-reaching implications for the relationship between humans, animals and the environment. As a result, a debate has arisen surrounding the legal, moral and social problems connected with this technology, a central part of the debate…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Towards a Rhetoric of Medical Law book cover

    Towards a Rhetoric of Medical Law

    By John Harrington

    Challenging the dominant account of medical law as normatively and conceptually subordinate to medical or bioethics, this book provides an innovative account of medical law as a rhetorical practice. The aspiration to provide a firm grounding for medical law in ethical principle has not yet been…

    Hardback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge

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