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- 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...
- 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...
- International Labour Office 2001; US$ 14.95
Covers the fundamental principles of occupational health and safety, based on the ILOs philosophy of prevention and protection, which stems from the organizations 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95
The regulation of the body provides an important concern in law, medical practice and culture. This comprehensive new volume explores how conceptions of self, liberalism, property and harm inform and influence contentious legal and ethical questions about what we can and cannot do to or with our own bodies. more...