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  • The New Intellectual Property of Healthby Alberto Alemanno; Enrico Bonadio

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    This timely book provides the first legal and policy analysis of the intellectual property (IP) aspects of a rapidly-growing category of regulatory measures affecting the presentation and advertising of certain health-related goods, namely tobacco, alcohol, food, and pharmaceuticals. more...

  • Towards a Rhetoric of Medical Lawby John Harrington

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Challenging the dominant account of medical law as normatively and conceptually subordinate to medical or bioethics, this book provides an innovative account of medical law as a rhetorical practice. The aspiration to provide a firm grounding for medical law in ethical principle has not yet been realized. Rather, legal doctrine is marked, if anything,... more...

  • Ending Zero Toleranceby Derek W. Black

    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...

  • Representing Ebolaby Jr. Marouf A. Hasian

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 84.99

    Representing Ebola addresses the legal and cultural facets of the latest West African Ebola outbreak for both an academic and general audience. more...

  • Everyone?s Guide to South African Lawby Adriaan Anderson; Anelia Dodd

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 13.00

    The law affects us all, and even your most basic day-to-day choices and actions have legal implications. Yet few people have much knowledge of the law or understand complicated legal terminology ? and lawyers? fees are beyond many people?s reach. This book will provide you with the necessary information on a wide range of legal issues that may impact... more...

  • Methamphetamineby Rashi K. Shukla

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Methamphetamine: A Love Story  presents an insider?s view of the world of methamphetamine based on the life stories of thirty-three adults formerly immersed in using, dealing, and manufacturing meth in rural Oklahoma. Using a respectful tone towards her subjects, Shukla illuminates their often decades-long love affair with the drug, the attractions... more...

  • EU Health Systems and Distributive Justiceby Danielle Da Costa Leite Borges

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    EU Health Systems and Distributive Justice uses theories of distributive justice to examine tensions created by the application of the Internal Market rules to the provision of health care services within the European Union. Using the concepts and principles embedded in the theories of egalitarianism and libertarianism, this book analyses the impact... more...

  • Coroners' Recommendations and the Promise of Saved Livesby Jennifer Moore

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    This is the first empirical law book to investigate coroners’ recommendations, and the extent of their impact and implementation. Based on an extensive study, the book analyses over 2000 New Zealand Coroners’ recommendations and includes more than 100 interviews and over 40 surveys, as well as Coroner’s Court findings and litigation... more...

  • Criminalising Contagionby Catherine Stanton; Hannah Quirk

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    A multidisciplinary and international examination of the developing debates around using the criminal law to sanction disease transmission. more...

  • Institutional Failuresby Howard M. Wasserman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The authors of this new collection argue that the many features of the now-infamous Duke University men?s lacrosse controversy are best understood in the context of the three major socio-legal institutions in which the drama played out. The legal system, Duke University, and the news media all struggled to respond to and handle the case, tinged as... more...