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- Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 81.00
Many advocates of euthanasia consider the criminal law to be an inappropriate medium to adjudicate the ethical and humanitarian dilemmas associated with end of life decisions. This work examines the legal response to euthanasia and end of life decisions. more...
- World Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00
Mental health legislation is essential for protecting the rights of people with mental disorders, who comprise a vulnerable section of society. This module provides information to help guide the development of mental health legislation. The module begins by setting out the activities that are required before legislation is formulated. The content of... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 1998; US$ 55.80
As developments in human genetics proceed apace,the regulation of genetic research and its applications is set to represent one of the major legal challenges of the next century. At every turn - in the fields of medicine and commerce, in insurance and employment, in the family and even in the criminal justice system - advances in human genetics threaten... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Original and interdisciplinary, this is the first book to explore the relationship between a neoliberal mode of governance and the so-called genetic revolution. Looking at the knowledge-power relations in the post-genomic era and addressing the pressing issues of genetic privacy and discrimination in the context of neoliberal governance, this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 61.95
Recent debates about uses and abuses of the human body in medicine have highlighted the need for a thorough discussion of the ethics of the uses of bodies, both living and dead. Thorough and comprehensive, this volume explores different views of the significance of the human body and contrasting those which regard it as a commodity or personal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 63.95
The book explores and explains the relationship between law and ethics in the context of medically related research in order to provide a practical guide to understanding for members of research ethics committees (RECs), professionals involved with medical research and those with an academic interest in the subject. Healthcare Research Ethics... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 64.99
Fortschritte in der Medizin, in der Genomforschung und in der Informationstechnik stellen den Datenschutz vor ein Dilemma: Forschung und die Anwendung neuer Methoden setzen häufig voraus, dass personenbezogene Daten in großem Umfang zentral verfügbar, verteilbar und verknüpfbar sind. Gleichzeitig bergen zentrale Datensammlungen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 61.95
This book explores legislation intended to protect the interests of people with disabilities or impairments. Considering a broad range of ethical and legal concerns which arise in issues of life, death and disability, it covers the social and legal responses to the equality rights of disabled people, focusing on those responses to: the right... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 63.95
The controversial topic of the technology of Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis, and the muddled approach to this subject adopted by the UK Parliament, is explored in detail in this volume. The author takes the viewpoint that the HFEA has taken insufficient notice to date of certain core ethical principles and makes the case for a much more ethically... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 61.95
Topical and compelling, this volume provides an excellent re-evaluation of the ?best interests? test in the healthcare arena; the ways in which it has developed, the inherent difficulties in its use and its interpretation in legal cases concerning the medical care of children. Comprehensively covering both the English and Scottish position within... more...