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  • Saviour Siblingsby Michelle Taylor-Sands

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Genetic screening technologies involving pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) raise particular issues about selective reproduction and the welfare of the child to be born. How does selection impact on the identity of the child who is born? Are children who are selected for a particular purpose harmed or treated as commodities? How far should the... more...

  • Medizinrechtby Erwin Deutsch; Andreas Spickhoff

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    In dem Handbuch werden das Arztrecht, das Arzneimittel-, Medizinprodukte- und Transfusionsrecht erläutert ? auch unter Berücksichtigung europarechtlicher Regelungen. Die Rechtsprobleme werden anhand von Beispielfällen aus verschiedenen Bereichen illustriert. more...

  • Law's Cut on the Body of Human Rightsby Juliet Rogers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Scenes of violence and incisions into the flesh inform?the demand for law. The scene of little girls being held down in practices of female circumcision has been a defining and definitive image that demands the attention of human rights, and the intervention of law. But the investment in protecting women and little girls from such a cut is not all... more...

  • Life or Deathby Daniel J. Baum

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 9.99

    Our bodies are ours to control, free from state interference ? or so it would seem from the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. But how is this principle really applied? This is the question that legal expert Daniel Baum explores in Life or Death . more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Medical Law and Ethicsby Yann Joly; Bartha Maria Knoppers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 215.00

    This book explores the scope, application and role of medical law, regulatory norms and ethics, and addresses key challenges introduced by contemporary advances in biomedical research and healthcare. While mindful of national developments, the handbook supports a global perspective in its approach to medical law. Contributors include leading scholars... more...

  • Genetic Discriminationby Gerard Quinn; Aisling de Paor; Peter Blanck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this technology becomes more prevalent, there is a danger... more...

  • A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005by Matthew Graham; Jakki Cowley; Alex Ruck Keene

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    A practical guide for health and social care professionals on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, enabling more informed and effective practice. more...

  • Mental Health Legislation and Human Rightsby World Health Organization

    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...

  • Das Recht der Biomedizinby Ralf Müller-Terpitz

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 44.99

    Die Textsammlung bietet eine Zusammenstellung aller wichtigen Rechtstexte völkerrechtlicher, gemeinschaftsrechtlicher und nationaler Natur aus dem Bereich der humanen Biomedizin. Sie ermöglicht hierdurch Wissenschaftlern, Praktikern, aber auch sonst an biomedizinisch und bioethischen Fragen Interessierten einen schnellen und handlichen Zugriff auf... more...

  • Human Genes and Neoliberal Governanceby Antoinette Rouvroy

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    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 book... more...