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- edition 8 2015; US$ 13.99
Die 36 Jahre ihres Bestehens sind eine Erfolgsgeschichte. 1979, als in Zürich die erste Patientenstelle gegründet wurde, standen kranke Menschen den sogenannten 'Göttern in Weiss' ziemlich hilflos gegenüber. Heute ist hingegen unbestritten, dass Patientinnen und Patienten als Partner ernst zu nehmen sind.Trotzdem geht der Patientenstelle die Arbeit... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 135.00
Law, Immunization and the Right to Die focuses on the urgent matter of legal appeals and judicial decisions on assisted death. Drawing on key cases from the United Kingdom and Canada, the book focuses on the problematic paternalism of legal decisions that currently deny assisted dying and questions why the law fails to recognize what many describe... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95
This volume offers a critical analysis and illustration of the challenges and promises of ?stateless? law thought, pedagogy and approaches to governance - that is, understanding and conceptualizing law in a post-national condition. From common, civil and international law perspectives, the collection focuses on the definition and role of law as an... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95
The Politics and Crisis Management of Animal Health Security addresses the 2001 foot and mouth epidemic in the United Kingdom - one of, if not the, most significant crises ever to face the UK farming industry. Underpinned by interviews with politicians and bureaucrats and with significant primary documentary analysis the book shows that the crisis... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69
Why is our health care system so fragmented in the care it provides patients? Why is this the case even within a single hospital, where errors or miscommunications often seem to result from poor coordination amongst the myriad of professionals treating any one patient? The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Care: Causes and Solutions approaches these broad... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29
The Globalization of Health Care is the first book to offer a comprehensive legal and ethical analysis of the most interesting and broadest reaching development in health care of the last twenty years: its globalization. It ties together the manifestation of this globalization in four related subject areas - medical tourism, medical migration (the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39
This book explores the effectiveness of legal interventions aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles. In this book, W.A. Bogart suggests that the government's emphasis on encouraging weight loss and preventing excess weight gain have largely failed to resolve obesity and have instead fueled prejudice against overweight people. He suggests that a major... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77
The increasing involvement of the courts in standards-based reform is one of the most important developments in Education Law since the courts became involved in desegregation. This book explores how the courts' growing role in educational policy impacts the standards-based movement in areas such as school finance reform and the No Child Left Behind... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
With contributions by recognised experts in the field of education law, this book is a comparative study of the resolution of special education disputes, including via mediation. It analyses the varying approaches in England, Scotland, the US and the Netherlands and addresses major questions of dispute resolution, redress, judicial and non-judicial... more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 21.00
In the era of zero tolerance, we are flooded with stories about schools issuing draconian punishments for relatively innocent behavior. One student was suspended for chewing a Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun. Another was expelled for cursing on social media from home. Suspension and expulsion rates have doubled over the past three decades as zero... more...