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- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 56.00
Peter Jenkins is a Lecturer in Counselling at the University of Manchester and a member of the Professional Conduct Committee of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. He is author of three books on the law and counselling, including Counselling, Psychotherapy and the Law (London, SAGE, 1997). Providing much-needed advice and... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 87.00
As society faces the repercussions of assisted life and death, the news tells of legal battles over frozen embryos and doctors prosecuted after patients' suicide. Palmer argues society should not turn to law and science to determine such intimate matters as how our children are born and how we die. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 46.00
International law is appealed to as offering a means of constraining power and as representing universal values. Here, scholars draw on jurisprudence, philosophy, legal history and political theory to analyse this turn towards international law. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 79.20
Prohibitions against offensive conduct have existed for many years, but their extent and use was on the decline. Recently, however, several jurisdictions, including England and Wales, have moved to broaden the reach and severity of measures against incivilities. New measures include expanded targeting of unpopular forms of public conduct, such as begging,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95
The most basic of human rights, the right to life, is the focus of this book. 'Human rights' has increasingly come to be seen as a significant framework, both to aid understanding of the experiences of those who face oppression, and to underpin social, legal and political measures to counter it. Disabled People and the Right to Life uses this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 39.95
Issues in bioethics often turn, at least in part, on the law and regulatory requirements. Consisting of chapters that address particular bioethics topics from the law?s perspective, this fascinating book includes: an introduction to the American legal system papers identifying the principal ways in which the law influences discussions and decisions... more...
- University of NSW Press 2008; US$ 52.00
Law in Perspective is intended to encourage critical, responsible and creative thinking about law as a system of ideas and a social institution. This second edition has been revised to include new chapters on human rights, liberal democracy, economic efficiency, problems of the market, and distributive justice. As well, the information provided on... more...