Law: Medical & Healthcare Law

  • Ethical Issues of Human Genetic Databases: A Challenge to Classical Health Research Ethics? book cover

    Ethical Issues of Human Genetic Databases

    A Challenge to Classical Health Research Ethics?

    By Bernice Elger

    Following the boom in population databases in recent years there has been sustained and intense international debate about political processes and legal and ethical issues surrounding the protection and use of genetic data. As a result, several national and international organizations and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • Patenting Lives: Life Patents, Culture and Development book cover

    Patenting Lives

    Life Patents, Culture and Development

    Edited by Johanna Gibson

    Patenting Lives includes contributions from various interests and perspectives, both in the context of current international developments in life patents and the global agenda of harmonization of international intellectual property. The book is divided into five sections reflecting the critical…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Intellectual Property, Theory, Culture

  • Informal Norms in Global Governance: Human Rights, Intellectual Property Rules and Access to Medicines book cover

    Informal Norms in Global Governance

    Human Rights, Intellectual Property Rules and Access to Medicines

    By Wolfgang Hein, Suerie Moon

    Hein and Moon take up a serious problem of contemporary global governance: what can be done when international trade rules prevent the realization of basic human rights? Starting in the 1990s, intellectual property obligations in trade agreements required many developing countries to begin granting…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Global Health

  • Conceiving Life: Reproductive Politics and the Law in Contemporary Italy book cover

    Conceiving Life

    Reproductive Politics and the Law in Contemporary Italy

    By Patrick Hanafin

    This volume examines the evolution of reproductive law in Italy from the `far west' of the 1980s and 90s through to one of the most potentially restrictive systems in Europe. The book employs an array of sociological, philosophical and legal material in order to discover why such a repressive piece…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty: The Contested Governance of Health book cover

    Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health

    By Tarryn Phillips

    We’ve seen it before, with asbestos-related disease, leukaemia clusters and lung cancer caused by cigarettes. There tends to be a lag between the emergence of environmental risks and chemical injuries, and their recognition and therapeutic treatment by medicine and the law. Law, Environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • The Legal, Medical and Cultural Regulation of the Body: Transformation and Transgression book cover

    The Legal, Medical and Cultural Regulation of the Body

    Transformation and Transgression

    By Stephen W. Smith

    Edited by Ronan Deazley

    The regulation of the body provides an important concern in law, medical practice and culture. This volume contributes to existing research in the area by encouraging experts from a range of related disciplines to consider the legal, cultural and medical ways in which we regulate the body, further…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Generosity of the Dead: A Sociology of Organ Procurement in France book cover

    The Generosity of the Dead

    A Sociology of Organ Procurement in France

    By Graciela Nowenstein

    There has been a general assumption in the international debate surrounding organ procurement that Presumed Consent (opting-out) systems produce better results than Express Consent (opting-in) systems. This study uses the French case to challenge this widely held assumption and argues that the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • Intellectual Property, Medicine and Health: Current Debates book cover

    Intellectual Property, Medicine and Health

    Current Debates

    Intellectual Property, Medicine and Health examines critical issues and debates including access to knowledge and medicinal products, human rights and development, innovations in life technologies and the possibility for ethical frameworks for intellectual property law and its application in public…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Intellectual Property, Theory, Culture

  • Policing Pregnancy: The Law and Ethics of Obstetric Conflict book cover

    Policing Pregnancy

    The Law and Ethics of Obstetric Conflict

    By Sheena Meredith

    Are pregnant women entitled to the same rights of self-determination and bodily integrity as other adults? This is the fundamental question underlying recent high-profile legal interventions in situations when pregnant women and healthcare staff do not agree on management options or appropriate…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Altruism Reconsidered: Exploring New Approaches to Property in Human Tissue book cover

    Altruism Reconsidered

    Exploring New Approaches to Property in Human Tissue

    By Peter Sýkora, Urban Wiesing

    Edited by Michael Steinmann

    As the use of human body parts has become increasingly commercialized, a need has arisen for new approaches to regulation that moves beyond the paradigm of altruism. During the course of this discussion, the notion of property has become a key concept. Focusing on practical and conceptual…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • Bioequity – Property and the Human Body book cover

    Bioequity – Property and the Human Body

    By Nils Hoppe

    Recent scandals involving the use of human body parts have highlighted the need for legal clarification surrounding property law and the use of human tissue. This book advances the notion that the legal basis for dealing with this is already available in the law but has thus far neither been used…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Clinical Ethics Consultation: Theories and Methods, Implementation, Evaluation book cover

    Clinical Ethics Consultation

    Theories and Methods, Implementation, Evaluation

    By John-Stewart Gordon

    Edited by Jan Schildmann

    This volume brings together researchers from different European countries and disciplines who are involved in Clinical Ethics Consultation (CEC). The work provides an analysis of the theories and methods underlying CEC as well a discussion of practical issues regarding the implementation and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

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