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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 Coroners Court findings and litigation... more...
- 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...
- Georgetown University Press 2016; US$ 49.95 US$ 39.96
Practical Decision Making in Health Care Ethics offers scholars and students a highly accessible and teachable alternative to the dominant principle-based theories in the field. In this revised fourth edition of the classic textbook, Devettere updates most chapters, adding new cases and sections on the following: overriding advance directives, the... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "On n'a pas oublié les débats passionnés, les discussions orageuses, qu'a soulevés, dans le public et dans la presse, la question des Eaux de Paris. Tout récemment encore, M. Robinet, le savant rapporteur du projet de dérivation des sources de la Dhuis, adressait, sous le couvert anodin d'une Lettre à un conseiller d'État, une vigoureuse... more...