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  • Biomedicine, the family, and human rightsby M.-T. Meulders-Klein; P. Vlaardingerbroek; R. Deech

    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...

  • Populations and geneticsby B.M. Knoppers

    BRILL 2003; US$ 255.00

    Thirty-five papers from the third International DNA Sampling Conference, held in Montreal in September 2002, provide a critical discussion of the socio-ethical and legal issues surrounding DNA sampling in communities and populations around the globe. Contributors address topics related to biobanks and databases; community engagement; confidentialit more...

  • Genomics and Public Healthby Bartha Maria Knoppers

    BRILL 2006; US$ 160.00

    Policy development in the area of genetic risk factors needs to tackle such themes as: research and its application to public health and genomic medicine, the authority of the state, and the roles and responsibilities of citizens and the State. This book provides an insightful exploration of both research possibilities and the role of the state. more...

  • Self-Determination, Dignity and End-of-Life Careby Stefania Negri

    BRILL 2012; US$ 175.00

    By providing an interdisciplinary reading of advance directives regulation in international, European and domestic law, this book offers new insights into the most controversial legal issues surrounding the debate over dignity and autonomy at the end of life. more...

  • Biotechnology and Genomicsby P. K. Gupta

    Rastogi Publications 2009; US$ 50.00


  • Freedom and Responsibility in Reproductive Choiceby J.R. Spencer; Antje du Bois-Pedain

    Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 52.20

    Assembled with a view to assisting the reader to reflect critically on the social experiment, the essays in this collection highlight what are the possible reproductive options, and respond to the difficulties we encounter in assessing these practices and possibilities, from our traditional ethical vantage points. more...

  • Medical Ethics and Medical Lawby Jose Miola

    Hart Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 54.00

    Medical law and ethics are frequently referred to in conjunction, and appear together in many textbooks. But do they combine to form a cohesive unit, and do they benefit each other? This book examines this relationship, and how the law sees medical ethics. It considers whether medical ethics functions in the way that the law thinks that it does. more...

  • Human Rights and Healthcareby Elizabeth Wicks

    Hart Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 61.20

    Almost all issues traditionally taught under a "medical law" label have significant human rights issues inherent within them. This book looks at medical law from a human rights perspective, including established fundamental rights issues such as: the right to life; the right to respect for a private life; the right to physical integrity;... more...

  • Choosing Between Possible Livesby Rosamund Scott

    Hart Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 108.00

    Examines the ethical and legal issues about 'choosing' babies. more...

  • Choosing Life, Choosing Deathby Charles Foster

    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...