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- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 41.40
Belgien, die Niederlande und Luxemburg sind die bislang einzigen Staaten, die die aktive direkte Sterbehilfe legalisiert haben. Die Schweiz hat eine gefestigte Praxis zur Suizidbeihilfe. In Deutschland ist hingegen die aktive direkte Sterbehilfe verboten und die Zulässigkeit der Suizidbeihilfe stark umstritten. Wo liegen im Vergleich dieser fünf Staaten... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 55.95
Autonomy is often said to be the dominant ethical principle in modern bioethics, and it is also important in law. Respect for autonomy is said to underpin the law of consent, which is theoretically designed to protect the right of patients to make decisions based on their own values and for their own reasons. The notion that consent underpins beneficent... 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...
- BRILL 2002; US$ 319.00
As the attention of the world turns to cloning, this title adds to the search for a balance between the rights and freedoms of born and unborn people and the quest for new technologies. It surveys the theoretical, ethical and legal issues with regard to biotechnology, human rights and family law. 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 2013; US$ 56.00
Medical law is a relatively new area of law. It draws on, and overlaps with, many other areas of law such as tort, family law, human rights and criminal law. Apart from this hybrid legal basis it is also informed by bioethical theory. This book draws those elements together to form a comprehendible and succinct overview. The cases and other relevant... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 45.90
Presents a discussion of problems that are central to the courts' approach to ethical issues in medical law. This book surveys the main issues in medical law, noting in relation to each issue the power wielded by autonomy, asking whether that power can be justified, and suggesting how other principles can and should contribute to the law. more...