Exceptional in the clarity of its explanations, Medical Law and Ethics not only provides coverage of all the important cases, statutes, and legal principles but also looks at different ethical viewpoints, including feminist, religious, critical, and sociological. Readers are therefore given a firm grounding in the legal principles of medical law, while also being encouraged to understand and think about the tensions and debates within its wider social context.
In this second edition, boxed features place more emphasis on EU perspectives, and further information on 'hot topics' such as medical genetics and prenatal intelligence, PGD and tissue typing is provided. Detailed and analytical enough for both undergraduate and postgraduate law students, and clear enough to be used by students approaching the subject from a non-legal background, this book gives a user-friendly and thorough introduction to medical law and ethics.
·Boxes throughout the text highlight different ethical viewpoints, EU perspectives, key cases and real-life examples of the law in action.
·Each chapter ends with a clear summary of the present law
·Further reading lists and end-of-chapter questions help students to further their studies and test their knowledge.
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Jonathan Herring is a Fellow in Law at Exeter College, University of Oxford
Review from previous edition "It cannot be overemphasised how the book is remarkable in the clarity of its delivery." Dr Ryan Morgan, Legal Studies, Volume 27, Number 1
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Descripción Oxford University Press, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0199230668
Descripción Oxford University Press, USA, 2008. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 2nd. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0199230668