Law: Medical & Healthcare Law

  • 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 – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Women's Health and the Limits of Law: Domestic and International Perspectives book cover

    Women's Health and the Limits of Law

    Domestic and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irehobhude O. Iyioha

    Despite some significant advances in the creation and protection of rights affecting women’s health, these do not always translate into actual health benefits for women. This collection asks: 'What is an effective law and what influences law’s effectiveness or ineffectiveness? What dynamics,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Medicine and Justice: Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914 book cover

    Medicine and Justice

    Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914, 1st Edition

    By Katherine D. Watson

    This monograph makes a major new contribution to the historiography of criminal justice in England and Wales by focusing on the intersection of the history of law and crime with medical history. It does this through the lens provided by one group of historical actors, medical professionals who gave…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Environmental Health in International and EU Law: Current Challenges and Legal Responses book cover

    Environmental Health in International and EU Law

    Current Challenges and Legal Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Negri

    This book presents a broad overview of the many intersections between health and the environment that lie at the basis of the most crucial environmental health issues, focusing on the responses provided by international and EU law. Consistent with the One Health approach and moving from the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge-Giappichelli Studies in Law

  • Medical Misinformation and Social Harm in Non-Science Based Health Practices: A Multidisciplinary Perspective book cover

    Medical Misinformation and Social Harm in Non-Science Based Health Practices

    A Multidisciplinary Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anita Lavorgna, Anna Di Ronco

    Fraudulent, harmful, or at best useless pharmaceutical and therapeutic approaches developed outside science-based medicine have boomed in recent years, especially due to the commercialisation of cyberspace. The latter has played a fundamental role in the rise of false ‘health experts’, and in the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law: Exploring Issues of Violence and Control book cover

    Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law

    Exploring Issues of Violence and Control, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla Pickles, Jonathan Herring

    This book is inspired by a statement released by the World Health Organization directed at preventing and eliminating disrespectful and abusive treatment during facility-based childbirth. Exploring the nature of vulnerability during childbirth, and the factors which make childbirth a site for…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge

  • Medical Use of Human Beings: Respect as a Basis for Critique of Discourse, Law and Practice book cover

    Medical Use of Human Beings

    Respect as a Basis for Critique of Discourse, Law and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    Whilst activities like transplantation and medical research have typically been considered on a discrete basis, they are also actually part of a broader phenomenon of medical means being employed to make use of human beings. This book is the first ever systematic critique of such medical…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Law and Consent: Contesting the Common Sense book cover

    Law and Consent

    Contesting the Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By Karla M. O'Regan

    Consent is used in many different social and legal contexts with the pervasive understanding that it is, and has always been, about autonomy – but has it? Beginning with an overview of consent’s role in law today, this book investigates the doctrine’s inseparable association with personal autonomy…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Law, Drugs and the Making of Addiction: Just Habits book cover

    Law, Drugs and the Making of Addiction

    Just Habits, 1st Edition

    By Kate Seear

    This book considers how largely accepted ‘legal truths’ about drugs and addiction are made and sustained through practices of lawyering. Lawyers play a vital and largely underappreciated role in constituting legal certainties about substances and ‘addiction’, including links between alcohol and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27
    Routledge

  • Saviour Siblings and the Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technology: Harm, Ethics and Law book cover

    Saviour Siblings and the Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technology

    Harm, Ethics and Law, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm K. Smith

    Advances in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) have been revolutionary. This book focuses on the use of ARTs in the context of families who seek to conceive a matching sibling donor as a source of tissue to treat an existing sick child. Such children have been referred to as '…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • The Child As Vulnerable Patient: Protection and Empowerment book cover

    The Child As Vulnerable Patient

    Protection and Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Hagger

    How can medical law and ethics take forward the issue of children's empowerment and protection? What are the key factors in considering the balance between protecting the welfare of the young and allowing them rights to autonomy? The Child as Vulnerable Patient investigates the role that a human…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • Religion, Medicine and the Law book cover

    Religion, Medicine and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Clayton Ó Néill

    Is the legal protection that is given to the expression of Abrahamic religious belief adequate or appropriate in the context of English medical law? This is the central question that is explored in this book, which develops a framework to support judges in the resolution of contentious cases that…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

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