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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
There has been much debate about mental health law reform and mental capacity legislation in recent years with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities also having a major impact on thinking about the issue. This edited volume explores the concept of ?coercive care? in relation to individuals such as those with severe mental illnesses,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Grassroots Advocacy and Health Care Reform places a detailed account of how the Health Care for America Now campaign in Pennsylvania carried out contemporary issue advocacy in the context of an understanding of American politics. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 350.00
Make sure you have a copy on your bookshelf. The Law of Higher Education, Fifth Edition, is the most up-to-date and comprehensive reference, research source, and practical legal guide for college and university administrators, campus attorneys, legal counsel, and institutional researchers, addressing all the major legal issues and regulatory... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
The scale of maternal mortality and morbidity today is staggering. This book focuses on a vital part of a human rights response to maternal mortality, viz. accountability. Accountability encompasses monitoring, review and redress at the local, national and international levels. The book's context includes the UN Human Rights Council maternal mortality... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book examines the confusions and contradictions that manifest in prevalent attitudes towards the body, as well as in related bodily practices. The body is simultaneously our reference for the certainties of nature and the locus of a desire for transformation and reinvention. The body is at the same time worshipped and despised; an object of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
Global Health Disputes and Disparities explores inequalities in health around the world, looking particularly at the role of national, regional, and international tribunals who have taken a proactive role in addressing health-related human rights abuses. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.00
In today's globalised world, it is increasingly important to understand the otherness of different societies and their beliefs, histories and practices. This book focuses on a burning cultural issue: how concepts and constructions of gender and sexuality impact upon health, medicine and healthcare. Starting from the premise that health is neither... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
The growing globalization of medical research and the application of new biotechnologies in morally contested areas has forced a revision of international ethical guidelines. This book examines the controversies surrounding biomedical research in the twenty-first century from a human rights perspective, analyzing the evolution and changes in form... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 28.95
The purpose of this book is to help law students to develop and practice communication skills in the context of client interviewing and counselling. Starting from the first meeting with the client, this text covers preparing for an interview; how to use effective listening and questioning techniques; creating a rapport with the client; and giving... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 79.95
Thirty years ago, English jurist Patrick Devlin wrote: "Is it not a pleasant tribute to the medical profession that by and large it has been able to manage its relations with its patients ... without the aid of lawyers and law makers". Medical interventions at the beginnings and the endings of life have rendered that assessment dated if not defeated.... more...