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Autonomy and Pregnancy : A Comparative Analysis of Compelled Obstetric Intervention (Paperback)

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Topical and contemporary, this book explores a number of current issues relating to reproduction. Critically analyzing medical ethics and the law in a variety of jurisdictions, it makes suggestions on reforming the law in the UK.

Looking at the relationship between the law and medical ethics in a number of jurisdictions, including Germany, the US, France, the Republic of Ireland, Australia, the Netherlands and Belgium, the author examines:

  • embryo research
  • failed sterilization
  • the fertility of the incompetent
  • international initiatives, such as the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the application of biology and medicine.

This is a valuable book for those studying law and medical healthcare law.

Number of Pages: 249
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement, Medical
Sub-Genre: Ethics, Medical Law + Legislation
Series Title: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Samantha Halliday
Language: English
Street Date: May 16, 2016
TCIN: 50263550
UPC: 9780415423038
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-3556
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