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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Autonomy, Informed Consent and Medical Lawby Alasdair Maclean

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 34.00

    Alasdair Maclean examines the ethical basis for consent to medical treatment and offers proposals for reform. more...

  • The Nearest Relative Handbookby David Hewitt

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 34.95

    This fully updated second edition explains how the nearest relative is identified, and how in some cases he or she might be displaced. It also contains a wealth of new case examples and illustrative scenarios, providing a succinct discussion of each significant case and incorporating all the very latest changes to the Mental Health Act. 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...

  • We the Studentsby Jamin B. (Ben) Raskin

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 59.80

    This unique reference has introduced countless students to the field of legal studies by studying Supreme Court issues that directly affect young people. For this third edition, CQ Press worked directly with educators to retain the best features of the previous editions while updating and further refining the material, including a significantly expanded... 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...

  • Schoolhouses, Courthouses, and Statehousesby Eric A. Hanushek; Alfred A. Lindseth

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    Spurred by court rulings requiring states to increase public-school funding, the United States now spends more per student on K-12 education than almost any other country. Yet American students still achieve less than their foreign counterparts, their performance has been flat for decades, millions of them are failing, and poor and minority students... more...