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  • Human Dignity and Human Cloningby Silja Vöneky; Rüdiger Wolfrum

    BRILL 2004; US$ 129.00

    ?Human Dignity and Human Cloning? contains contributions by philosophers, theologians and lawyers on legal and ethical questions concerning the reproductive and therapeutic cloning of human beings. The main focus lies on the admissibility of cloning in German Constitutional law as well as in public international law. As these legal questions cannot... more...

  • Assisted Dyingby Sheila McLean

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95

    Assisted Dying explores the law relating to euthanasia and assisted suicide, tracing its development from prohibition through to the laissez faire attitude adopted in a number of countries in the 21 st Century. This book provides an in-depth critique of the arguments surrounding legislative control of such practices and particularly looks into... more...

  • Illegal Beingsby Kerry Lynn Macintosh

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00

    Discusses the pros and cons of laws against human reproductive cloning. more...

  • Values in Medicineby Donald Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95

    Written by a leading proponent of the philosophy and ethics of healthcare, this volume is filled with thought-provoking and frequently controversial ideas and arguments. Accessibly written, it provides readers with a timely contribution to the current literature on medical ethics, in which the concept of subjectivity is a key issue characterizing... more...

  • A-Z of Food Safetyby Jeremy Stranks

    Thorogood Publishing 2007; US$ 38.95

    This book is a detailed and comprehensive guide to the field of study, fully up-to-date with all the latest developments in UK and European legislation. more...

  • Fundamental Principles of Occupational Health and Safetyby Benjamin O. Alli

    International Labour Office 2001; US$ 14.95

    Covers the fundamental principles of occupational health and safety, based on the ILO’s philosophy of prevention and protection, which stems from the organization’s mandate in the field of occupational health and safety. Serves as a guide for the development of occupational health and safety policies and programmes. more...

  • Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religionby Michael H. Cohen

    The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 25.00

    One of the transformations facing health care in the twenty-first century is the safe, effective, and appropriate integration of conventional, or biomedical, care with complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies, such as acupuncture, chiropractic, massage therapy, herbal medicine, and spiritual healing. In Healing at the Borderland of Medicine... more...

  • Law and Social Work Practiceby Raymond Albert

    Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 130.00

    This completely rewritten and updated new edition of a practical text continues to provide a firm introduction to law and legal processes and their relation to social work practice. Using Clinton's welfare reform act of 1996, Albert provides a conceptual framework to illustrate how socio-legal problems emerge in the welfare state, and presents... more...

  • The Jurisdiction of Medical Lawby Kenneth Veitch

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95

    Drawing on writings in moral philosophy, legal theory and the history of medicine, this book offers a critical analysis of both academic writing in medical law and the common law practices in this field. In doing so, it advances a methodological approach that seeks to challenge the dominant mode of reflection and analysis in the field - that is, one... more...

  • Beyond Health Insuranceby Robert Kaestner

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 110.00

    Much of the debate about health policy in the US has focused on the availability of health insurance coverage and the number of individuals who are uninsured. It is known that the United States spends approximately twice as much per capita on health care, more...