Law: Medical & Healthcare Law

  • 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 – 2020-07-03 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Detecting Malingering and Deception: Forensic Distortion Analysis (FDA) book cover

    Detecting Malingering and Deception

    Forensic Distortion Analysis (FDA), 3rd Edition

    By Harold V. Hall, Joseph Poirier

    Scholars and clinicians have studied and debated deception for at least two millennia. Indeed, interest in the role of deception in human behavior has be reinvigorated by current events and the need to detect truth from fiction, and truth from outright lies. Detecting Malingering and Deception:…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    CRC Press
    Pacific Institute Series on Forensic Psychology

  • Anglo-American Insanity Defence Reform: The War Between Law and Medicine book cover

    Anglo-American Insanity Defence Reform

    The War Between Law and Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Faye Boland

    First published in 1999, The book examines the magnitude of the polemic surrounding each attempt to reformulate the insanity defence in the United States, England and Ireland. The book contains a critique of the McNaghten Rules, the defence of irresistible impulse, the product test of insanity, the…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reproducing Narrative: Gender, Reproduction and Law book cover

    Reproducing Narrative

    Gender, Reproduction and Law, 1st Edition

    By Michael Thomson

    First published in 1998, Reproducing Narrative sets out to interrogate a number of medico-legal reproductive discourses. Recognizing that these dialogues are heavily imprecated in broader social, political and economic discourses it is contended that responses to reproductive issues are influenced…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2020-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Health Law

  • 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 – 2020-06-24 
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Embracing Vulnerability: The Challenges and Implications for Law book cover

    Embracing Vulnerability

    The Challenges and Implications for Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Bedford, Jonathan Herring

    This book brings together legal scholars engaging with vulnerability theory to explore the implications and challenges for law of understanding vulnerability as generative and a source of connection and development. The book is structured into five sections that cover fields of law where there is…

    Hardback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Landmark Cases in Medical Law book cover

    Revisiting Landmark Cases in Medical Law

    1st Edition

    By Shaun D. Pattinson

    Is it lawful for a doctor to give a patient life-shortening pain relief? Can treatment be lawfully provided to a child under 16 on the basis of her consent alone? Is it lawful to remove food and water provided by tube to a patient in a vegetative state? Is a woman’s refusal of a caesarean section…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Health Research Governance in Africa: Law, Ethics, and Regulation book cover

    Health Research Governance in Africa

    Law, Ethics, and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia

    The globalisation of research has resulted in the increased location of research involving humans in developing countries. Countries in Africa, along with China and India, have seen research grow significantly. With emerging infectious diseases, such as Ebola and Zika, emphasising the risk of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

1Series in Medical & Healthcare Law

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