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  • Coercive Careby Bernadette Mcsherry; Ian Freckelton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    There has been much debate about mental health law reform and mental capacity legislation in recent years with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities also having a major impact on thinking about the issue. This edited volume explores the concept of ?coercive care? in relation to individuals such as those with severe mental illnesses,... more...

  • At the Boundaries of Law (RLE Feminist Theory)by Martha Albertson Fineman; Nancy Sweet Thomadsen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Feminists have recently begun to challenge the powerful influence of the law on the social and cultural construction of women?s roles, identities, and rights. At the Boundaries of Law is a timely and path-breaking work that provides a series of non-technical, interdisciplinary explorations into the nature and effects of legal regulation on women?s... more...

  • Women's Human Rightsby Niamh Reilly

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Women's Human Rights: Seeking Gender Justice in a Globalising Age explores the emergence of transnational, UN-oriented, feminist advocacy for womens human rights, especially over the past three decades. It identifies the main feminist influences that have shaped the movement liberal, radical, third world and cosmopolitan and exposes how the Western,... more...

  • Law's Desireby Carl Stychin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    The law is one of the primary means through which sexuality is constructed, monitored and controlled. In this much needed book, Carl Stychin provides a critical examination of the relationship between law and sexual orientation in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. The author exposes the connection between the law and... more...

  • New Law and Ethics in Mental Health Advance Directivesby Penelope Weller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00

    The recognition of positive rights and the growing impact of human rights principles has recently orchestrated a number of reforms in mental health law, bringing increasing entitlement to an array of health services. In this book, Penelope Weller considers the relationship between human rights and mental health law, and the changing attitudes which... more...

  • Regulating Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosisby Sheila A.M. McLean; Sarah Elliston

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    The successful achievement of pregnancies following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was first reported in April 1990. The technology is often used for patients who are at substantial risk of conceiving a pregnancy affected by a known genetic disorder, however from this technology other more controversial uses have arisen such as HLA typing... more...

  • Self-Determination and Women?s Rights in Muslim Societiesby Chitra Raghavan; James P. Levine; Jeremy Travis

    Brandeis University Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    An interdisciplinary anthology on the intersections of gender, Islam, and law more...

  • Mental Health and Human Rightsby Michael Dudley; Derrick Silove; Fran Gale

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 61.42

    Mental disorders are ubiquitous, profoundly disabling and people suffering from them frequently endure the worst conditions of life.In recent decades both mental health and human rights have emerged as areas of practice, inquiry, national policy-making and shared international concern. Human-rights monitoring and reporting are core features of public... more...

  • Environmental Justice and the Rights of Unborn and Future Generationsby Laura Westra

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95

    The traditional concept of social justice is increasingly being challenged by the notion of a humankind that spans current and future generations. This book, with a foreword by Roger Brownsword, is the first systematic examination of how the rights of the unborn and future generations are handled in common law and under international legal instruments.... more...

  • Life Before Birthby Bonnie Steinbock

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 38.99

    Life Before Birth provides a coherent framework for addressing bioethical issues in which the moral status of embryos and fetuses is relevant. It is based on the "interest view" which ascribes moral standing to beings with interests, and connects the possession of interests with the capacity for conscious awareness or sentience. The theoretical... more...