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  • The Ethics of Biotechnology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gaymon Bennett

    The essays collected in this volume provide students of ethics with essential tools for making sense of emerging biotechnical capacities and the turbulent power relations these capacities are bringing into the world. Unlike previous reference works in bioethics, which focus on specific domains of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16
    Ashgate
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • Institutional Failures

    Duke Lacrosse, Universities, the News Media, and the Legal System, 1st Edition

    Edited by Howard M. Wasserman

    The authors of this new collection argue that the many features of the now-infamous Duke University men’s lacrosse controversy are best understood in the context of the three major socio-legal institutions in which the drama played out. The legal system, Duke University, and the news media all…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Ethical Issues of Human Genetic Databases

    A Challenge to Classical Health Research Ethics?, 1st Edition

    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

  • The Generosity of the Dead

    A Sociology of Organ Procurement in France, 1st Edition

    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

  • Ethical Issues in Policing

    1st Edition

    By Seumas Miller, John Blackler

    Police Studies constitute an important area of academic inquiry and policing raises a large number of ethical questions, yet to date there has been a paucity of research on the subject. This significant volume provides an integrated mix of ethico-philosophical analysis combined with practitioner…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Policing Pregnancy

    The Law and Ethics of Obstetric Conflict, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

  • Medical Self-Regulation

    Crisis and Change, 1st Edition

    By Mark Davies

    Self-regulation constitutes an important aspect of the regulatory and oversight process governing professionals. This book focuses directly on medical self-regulation in the context of both the wider regulatory framework and that of other regulatory models. Through a critical consideration of…

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

  • Health Law's Kaleidoscope

    Health Law Rights in a Global Age, 1st Edition

    By Belinda Bennett

    Within contemporary society the themes of globalization, health and regulation interlock in complex patterns, changing in response to the mix of cultural differences, regulatory preferences and available resources. To turn the kaleidoscope and to change the mix is to change the pattern. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Judicial Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Keith Swisher

    Judicial ethics is a surprisingly underexplored area and this volume marks an important point in this relatively new but commendably growing field of studies. The areas covered range from the metaethics of decision and how this impacts the judiciary to the ethical evaluation of the substance and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Legal Ethics and the Enforcement of Law

  • The Counsel of Rogues?

    A Defence of the Standard Conception of the Lawyer's Role, 1st Edition

    By Tim Dare

    There is a widespread perception that even when lawyers are acting squarely within their roles, being good lawyers, they display the vices of dishonesty and deviousness. At the heart of the perception is the so called standard conception of the lawyer’s role according to which lawyers owe special…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

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