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Autonomy and Pregnancy

A Comparative Analysis of Compelled Obstetric Intervention

Sam Halliday



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20 November 2009
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.
By:   Sam Halliday
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   386g
ISBN:   9780415423038
ISBN 10:   0415423031
Series:   Biomedical Law and Ethics Library
Pages:   249
Publication Date:   20 November 2009
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  Primary ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Samantha Halliday is a Senior Lecturer in Law and the director of the Institute of Medicine, Law and Bioethics at the University of Liverpool. She is also Associate Fellow at the Institute of Health, University of Warwick.

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