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  • Inspiring a Medico-Legal Revolutionby Pamela R. Ferguson; Graeme T. Laurie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 134.95

    This book marks the retirement of Professor Sheila McLean, whose contribution to the discipline of medical law has been truly ground breaking. As one of the pioneers of the discipline, Sheila McLean inspired a revolution in the ways in which lawyers, doctors, courts and patients perceive the relationship between medicine and the law. The first International... more...

  • The Legal, Medical and Cultural Regulation of the Bodyby Stephen W. Smith; Ronan Deazley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The regulation of the body provides an important concern in law, medical practice and culture. This volume contributes to existing research in the area by encouraging experts from a range of related disciplines to consider the legal, cultural and medical ways in which we regulate the body, further exploring how conceptions of self, liberalism, property... more...

  • Self-determination in Health Careby Leroy C. Edozien

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    It is generally accepted in legal and bioethical discourse that the patient has a right to self-determination. In practice though, this is often not the case. Paternalism is waning and it is increasingly recognised that there are values other than medical factors which determine the choices that patients make. Unfortunately, these developments have... more...

  • Surrogacy, Law and Human Rightsby Paula Gerber; Katie O'Byrne

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Surrogacy presents particularly complex questions for human rights law and theory. This book provides a unique and insightful examination into the underexplored issues of how domestic and international law is responding to the sharp increase in the use of surrogacy. The work presents critical analysis of the current regulation of surrogacy via domestic... more...

  • European Union Health Lawby Tamara K. Hervey; Jean V. McHale

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 124.00 US$ 101.68

    The first holistic and thematic study of EU health law, and its implications, through its own internal logics. more...

  • Saviour Siblings and the Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technologyby Malcolm K. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Advances in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) have been revolutionary. This book focuses on the use of ARTs in the context of families who seek to conceive a matching sibling donor as a source of tissue to treat an existing sick child. Such children have been referred to as 'saviour siblings'. Considering the legal and regulatory... more...

  • The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Careby Einer Elhauge

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    Why is our health care system so fragmented in the care it provides patients? Why is this the case even within a single hospital, where errors or miscommunications often seem to result from poor coordination amongst the myriad of professionals treating any one patient? The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Care: Causes and Solutions approaches these broad... more...

  • Access to Medicine in the Global Economyby Cynthia Ho

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.37

    Access to Medicine in the Global Economy presents an accessible explanation of how international laws on patent and related rights impact access to drugs worldwide. The book describes an ever-increasing web of international agreements that impact access to life saving and life-sustaining drugs by mandating countries to provide and enforce patent... more...

  • Altruism Reconsideredby Peter Sıkora; Urban Wiesing; Michael Steinmann

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    As the use of human body parts has become increasingly commercialized, a need has arisen for new approaches to regulation that moves beyond the paradigm of altruism. During the course of this discussion, the notion of property has become a key concept. Focusing on practical and conceptual perspectives, the multidisciplinary group of authors, which... more...

  • Speaking for the Deadby D. Gareth Jones; Maja I. Whitaker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Speaking for the Dead is an incisive examination of the highly topical and often controversial issues surrounding the use of human cadavers in scientific research. Fully revised and updated to include recent developments in this area, this new edition incorporates the repeated organ scandals in the UK, body parts scandals in the United States, and... more...