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  • Human Population Genetic Research in Developing Countriesby Yue Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Human population genetic research (HPGR) seeks to identify the diversity and variation of the human genome and how human group and individual genetic diversity has developed. This book asks whether developing countries are well prepared for the ethical and legal conduct of human population genetic research, with specific regard to vulnerable target... more...

  • The Law of Higher Education, 5th Editionby William A. Kaplin; Barbara A. Lee

    Wiley 2013; US$ 98.00

    Based on the fifth edition of the indispensable guide to the laws that bear on the conduct of higher education, this student edition provides an up-to-date textbook, reference, and guide for coursework in higher education law and programs preparing higher education administrators for leadership roles. This student edition contains a glossary of key... more...

  • Back to the Asylumby John Q. LaFond; Mary L. Durham

    Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 64.99

    Introduction: Madness and Responsibility. 1. The Pendulum of Social Movement. 2. Mental Illness and Criminal Responsibility. 3. Rethinking the Insanity Defense in the Neoconservative Era. 4. The Fate of the Insane Offender in the Neoconservative Era. 5. The Liberal Era of Involuntary Commitment. 6. The Neoconservative Era of Civil Commitment. 7. The... more...

  • The Governance of Genetic Informationby Heather Widdows; Caroline Mullen

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    This volume suggests alternative ethical frameworks and models of regulation relating to the governance of genetic information. more...

  • Risk Perception, Culture, and Legal Changeby Matteo Ferrari

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95

    This volume analyses the food safety reforms adopted in Japan, Europe and the USA in the aftermath of the BSE crisis, seeking to explain the divergences in such reforms through the so-called 'cultural perception of risk'. more...

  • Legal Aspects of Mental Capacityby Bridgit C. Dimond

    Wiley 2008; US$ 83.99

    The Mental Capacity Act (2005) governs decision-making processes on behalf of adults who are unable to give informed consent, whether they lose mental capacity at some point in their lives due to illness or injury or where the incapacitating condition has been present since birth. Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity will assist practitioners in understanding... more...

  • Occupational Health Lawby Diana Kloss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 139.99

    Kloss on 'Occupational Health Law' has become the standard reference work on the subject since it was first published in 1989. Detailed but highly readable, it provides an essential source of information for health professionals working in occupational health and also for human resources staff. In the years since the 4 th edition was written there... more...

  • Inside National Health Reformby John E. McDonough

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    This indispensable guide to the Affordable Care Act, our new national health care law, lends an insider?s deep understanding of policy to a lively and absorbing account of the extraordinary?and extraordinarily ambitious?legislative effort to reform the nation?s health care system. Dr. John E. McDonough, DPH, a health policy expert who served as an... more...

  • Kompendium zum Hochschul- und Wissenschaftsrechtby Arne Pautsch; Anja Dillenburger

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    This new compendium of laws governing universities/higher education and research/scholarship is intended to be a handbook for scholarship and practice. In contrast to other legal works on the subject, here a stronger focus is placed on current reform topics such as the Bologna process and the W salary scale. This concise presentation of all laws governing... more...

  • The Empire Strikes Backby Arthur D. Austin

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 89.00

    Once dismissed as plodding and superfluous, legal scholarship is increasingly challenging the liberal white male establishment that currently dominates legal education and practice. The most significant development since the emergence of the casebook, at the turn of the century, this trend has unleashed a fierce political struggle. At stake is nothing... more...