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Coercive Care : Ethics of Choice in Health & Medicine - Torbjorn Tannsjo

Coercive Care

Ethics of Choice in Health & Medicine

Hardcover Published: 10th June 1999
ISBN: 9780415208499
Number Of Pages: 174

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"Coercive Care: The Ethics of Choice in Health and Medicine" asks probing and challenging questions regarding the use of coercion in health care and social services. This book combines philosophical analysis with comparative studies of social policy and law in a large number of industrialized countries and proposes an ideal of judicial security on a global scale.

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"A coherent and original approach to the important issue of coersion in care, and a significant contribution to the international bioethics debate ." -Peter Singer, Monash University

Prefacep. vi
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Somatic Health Carep. 22
Preventive Health Carep. 55
Infectious Diseasesp. 80
Mental Illnessp. 89
Forensic Psychiatryp. 105
Foetal/Maternal Conflictsp. 117
Coercion in the Social Servicesp. 129
Conclusionp. 138
Appendixp. 141
Glossaryp. 155
Referencesp. 158
Indexp. 162
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ISBN: 9780415208499
ISBN-10: 0415208491
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 174
Published: 10th June 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1