Law: Medical & Healthcare Law

  • Medical Negligence: Non-Patient and Third Party Claims book cover

    Medical Negligence: Non-Patient and Third Party Claims

    By Rachael Mulheron

    Healthcare professionals face an increasing threat of litigation from parties whom they have never met in their daily medical practice and who look nothing like the traditional patient. The so-called ’non-patient’ may take many forms”for example, a person who is injured or killed by a mentally-ill…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Principles and Practice in Biobank Governance book cover

    Principles and Practice in Biobank Governance

    By Mark Stranger

    Edited by Jane Kaye

    Rapid technological advances, the establishment of large-scale biobanks, and the exchange of data across international boundaries raise a variety of questions for regulators struggling with the problem of how to govern such stores of information and the processes connected with them. Engaging…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Contested Categories: Life Sciences in Society book cover

    Contested Categories

    Life Sciences in Society

    By Ayo Wahlberg

    Edited by Susanne Bauer

    Drawing on social science perspectives, Contested Categories presents a series of empirical studies that engage with the often shifting and day-to-day realities of life sciences categories. In doing so, it shows how such categories remain contested and dynamic, and that the boundaries they create…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Theory, Technology and Society

  • The Limits to Governance: The Challenge of Policy-Making for the New Life Sciences book cover

    The Limits to Governance

    The Challenge of Policy-Making for the New Life Sciences

    By Theo Papaioannou

    Edited by Catherine Lyall

    Does the state still frame debates about new technology? Can policy-makers ensure the benefits of health developments through genomics while still satisfying the expectations of society and the economic imperatives? In this critique of the new governance agenda for research and innovation in life…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • 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

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