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  • Principles of international biolawby Roberto Andorno

    Primento Digital Publishing 2013; US$ 67.99

    Rapid advances in genetics and medicine present both opportunities and threats to the advancement of human rights and public health in this era of globalization. While such advances contribute significantly to progress against disease, they may also pose profound global public policy concerns in that the ethical and policy considerations that follow... more...

  • Simple Justiceby Richard Kluger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 27.95

    Simple Justice is the definitive history of the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education and the epic struggle for racial equality in this country. Combining intensive research with original interviews with surviving participants, Richard Kluger provides the fullest possible view of the human and legal drama in the years before 1954, the cumulative... more...

  • The ABCs of ACOsby Raymund C. King; Rachel V. Rose; Martin R. Merritt; John Okray

    American Bar Association 2015; US$ 77.99

    ACOs pose difficult legal issues because of their accountability for the quality, cost, and overall care of Medicare beneficiaries. ABCs of ACOs encapsulates the most applicable knowledge available on how these healthcare organizations will work within the model. more...

  • Academic Freedom at American Universitiesby Philip Lee

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Lee argues that the dominant constitutional analysis of academic freedom is insufficient to protect the full range of academic freedom interests that have emerged over time. As an alternative to an exclusively First Amendment foundation for this freedom, it proposes for a contract-law-based conception specifically for professors. more...

  • Assembling Health Rights in Global Contextby Alex Mold; David Reubi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    What do we mean when we talk about rights in relation to health? Where does the language of health rights come from, and what are the implications of using such a discourse? During the last 20 years there have been an increasing number of initiatives and efforts ? for instance in relation to HIV/AIDS ? which draw on the language, institutions and... more...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 72.99

    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...

  • Bad Actsby Sharon Y. Eubanks; Stanton A. Glantz

    APHA Press 2012; US$ 28.50

    On January 20, 1999, President Bill Clinton announced in his State of the Union address that the Justice Department was planning to sue the tobacco industry and assigned the task to Attorney General Janet Reno and the Justice Department. This book is the story of that case - the politics, the litigation, the behavior of the industry and its lawyers,... more...

  • Chicano Students and the Courtsby Richard R. Valencia

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 25.50

    In 1925 Adolfo ?Babe? Romo, a Mexican American rancher in Tempe, Arizona, filed suit against his school district on behalf of his four young children, who were forced to attend a markedly low-quality segregated school, and won. But Romo v. Laird was just the beginning. Some sources rank Mexican Americans as one of the most poorly educated ethnic... more...

  • The Connected Selfby Heather Widdows

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 88.00

    Heather Widdows suggests new ethical frameworks for genetic governance, to replace those that offer little protection and permit significant injustice. more...

  • Corps de la femme et Biomedecineby Amel Aouij?Mrad; Brigitte Feuillet ? Liger

    Primento Digital Publishing 2013; US$ 67.99

    Objet de fascination et de fantasmes, le corps féminin est tantôt magnifié, tantôt réifié et parfois même voilé. « C?est nous qui faisons des femmes ce qu?elles valent et voilà pourquoi elles ne valent rien » proclame Mirabeau aux temps des Lumières ; « La femme est l?avenir de l?homme » lui répond plus tard Aragon. C?est dire combien le corps féminin... more...