Law: Medical & Healthcare Law

  • 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

  • Psychiatric Criminology: A Roadmap for Rapid Assessment book cover

    Psychiatric Criminology

    A Roadmap for Rapid Assessment

    By John A. Liebert, MD, William J. Birnes, JD, PhD

    Since the shutdown of our public psychiatry system, the seriously mentally ill are now mostly managed by public safety officers, school officials, emergency first responders and social workers with little experience in recognizing symptoms, triggers and issues. This book addresses the need to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19
    CRC Press

  • Participatory Healthcare: A Person-Centered Approach to Healthcare Transformation book cover

    Participatory Healthcare

    A Person-Centered Approach to Healthcare Transformation

    Edited by Jan Oldenburg, Mary P. Griskewicz

    This book is written through the lens of patients, caregivers, healthcare representatives and families, highlighting new models of interaction between providers and patients and what people would like in their healthcae experience. It will envision a new kind of healthcare system that recommends on…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18
    CRC Press
    HIMSS Book Series

  • The World Ayahuasca Diaspora: Reinventions and Controversies book cover

    The World Ayahuasca Diaspora

    Reinventions and Controversies

    Edited by Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Clancy Cavnar, Alex K. Gearin

    Ayahuasca is a psychoactive substance that has long been associated with indigenous Amazonian shamanic practices. The recent rise of the drink’s visibility in the media and popular culture, and its rapidly advancing inroads into international awareness, mean that the field of ayahuasca is quickly…

    Hardback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • When Doctors and Parents Disagree

    Ethics, Paediatrics and the Zone of Parental Discretion

    Edited by Rosalind McDougall, Clare Delany, Lynn Gillam

    In paediatrics, clinicians and parents sometimes disagree about the appropriate medical treatment for a child. Parents can prefer an option that differs from the clinician’s recommendation. When should the parents’ decision about their child’s medical treatment be overridden? This book explores…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Care: Moral Knowledge, Communication, and the Art of Caregiving book cover

    The Ethics of Care

    Moral Knowledge, Communication, and the Art of Caregiving

    Edited by Alan Blum, Stuart J Murray

    Beginning with a focus on the ethical foundations of caregiving in health and expanding towards problems of ethics and justice implicated in a range of issues, this book develops and expands the notion of care itself and its connection to practice. Organised around the themes of culture as a…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

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