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Title Bioethics, medicine, and the criminal law. Volume I, The criminal law and bioethical conflict [electronic resource] : walking the tightrope / edited by Amel Alghrani, Rebecca Bennett and Suzanne Ost.
Publication Info. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Cambridge bioethics and law.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction -- when criminal law encounters bioethics: a case of tensions and incompatibilities or an apt forum for resolving ethical conflict? Amel Alghrani, Rebecca Bennett and Suzanne Ost; Part I. Death, Dying, and the Criminal Law: 2. Euthanasia and assisted suicide should, when properly performed by a doctor in an appropriate case, be decriminalised John Griffiths; 3. Five flawed arguments for decriminalising euthanasia John Keown; 4. Euthanasia excused: between prohibition and permission Richard Huxtable; Part II. Freedom and Autonomy: When Consent Is Not Enough: 5. Body integrity identity disorder -- a problem of perception? Robert Smith; 6. Risky sex and 'manly diversions': the contours of consent in criminal law -- transmission and rough horseplay cases David Gurnham; 7. 'Consensual' sexual activity between doctors and patients: a matter for the criminal law? Suzanne Ost and Hazel Biggs; Part III. Criminalising Biomedical Science: 8. 'Scientists in the dock': regulating science Amel Alghrani and Sarah Chan; 9. Bioethical conflict and developing biotechnologies: is protecting individual and public health from the risks of xenotransplantation a matter for the (criminal) law? Sara Fovargue; 10. The criminal law and enhancement -- none of the law's business? Nishat Hyder and John Harris; 11. Dignity as a socially constructed value Stephen Smith; Part IV. Bioethics and Criminal Law in the Dock: 12. Can English law accommodate moral controversy in medicine? The case of abortion Margaret Brazier; 13. The case for decriminalising abortion in Northern Ireland Marie Fox; 14. The impact of the loss of deference towards the medical profession Jose; Miola; 15. Criminalising medical negligence David Archard; 16. All to the good? Criminality, politics, and public health John Coggon; 17. Moral controversy, human rights and the common law judge Brenda Hale.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Genetic engineering -- Law and legislation -- Criminal provisions.
Medical genetics -- Law and legislation -- Criminal provisions.
Biotechnology -- Law and legislation -- Criminal provisions.
Added Author Alghrani, Amel.
Bennett, Rebecca, 1969-
Ost, Suzanne.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781107025127 1107025125 (DLC) 2012017169
ISBN 1139782843 (electronic bk.)
9781139782845 (electronic bk.)
9781107025127 (hardback)
1107025125 (hardback)
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