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Medicine and the Law : International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory - Bernard M. Dickens

Medicine and the Law

International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory

By: Bernard M. Dickens (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st June 1993
ISBN: 9780814718469
Number Of Pages: 296

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This Major Reference series brings together a wide range of key international articles in law and legal theory. Many of these essays are not readily accessible, and their presentation in these volumes will provide a vital new resource for both research and teaching. Each volume is edited by leading international authorities who explain the significance and context of articles in an informative and complete introduction.

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Do we own our bodies?
Liberalism, republicanism and the abortion controversy
Controlling the costs of medical malpractice: an argument for strict hospital liability
Abortion and distortion of justice in the law
The right of the mental patient to his psychosis
The freedom to be psychotic?
A dignitary tort as a bridge between the idea of informed consent and the law of informed consent
The modern function and limits of parental rights
A market for babies?
The ethics and economics of enforcing contracts of surrogate motherhood
An essay on surrogacy and feminist thought
Rethinking (m)otherhood: feminist theory and state regulation of pregnancy
Kenyan jurisprudence: the answer to western regulation of "in-vitro fertilization"
The theoretical relationship between law and psychiatry
Name index
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ISBN: 9780814718469
ISBN-10: 0814718469
Series: International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 1st June 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.59