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40 Medical law, health lawand why doctors are catapulted into thecriminal process.Cambridge Bioethics and Law2013 228 x 152 mm 900pp978-1-107-02589-9 3 Volume Setc. £150.00Publication July 2013www.cambridge.org/9781107025899Bioethics, Medicineand the Criminal LawThe Criminal Law and BioethicalConflict: Walking the TightropeVolume 1Edited by Amel AlghraniUniversity of ManchesterRebecca BennettUniversity of Manchesterand Suzanne OstLancaster UniversityFeaturing chapters written by eminentauthors in the field, this volumeconsiders the ethical legitimacy ofinvoking criminal law to regulatemedical and scientific practice andbioethical issues through exploringareas such as medically assisteddeath, consent, biomedical science,abortion, public health and ‘medicalmanslaughter’.Cambridge Bioethics and Law2012 228 x 152 mm 305pp 1 table978-1-107-02512-7 Hardback £65.00www.cambridge.org/9781107025127Bioethics, Medicineand the Criminal LawMedicine, Crime and SocietyVolume 2Edited by Danielle GriffithsUniversity of Manchesterand Andrew SandersUniversity of BirminghamThis collection of essays presents a freshanalysis of the increasing interventionof criminal law into medical practice,using evidence from previous casesalongside empirical data from a numberof jurisdictions. It will be of interest to,among others, academics, healthcarepractitioners and criminal lawyers.Cambridge Bioethics and Law2013 228 x 152 mm 368pp978-1-107-02153-2 Hardback c. £65.00Publication January 2013www.cambridge.org/9781107021532Bioethics, Medicineand the Criminal LawMedicine and Bioethics in theTheatre of the Criminal ProcessVolume 3Margaret BrazierUniversity of Manchesterand Suzanne OstLancaster UniversityThe conscription of criminal law intomoral controversy and the (perceived)rise in criminal investigations of medicalerrors set the backdrop for this analysisof the relationship between medicine,bioethics and criminal law. Includes casestudies on abortion, end of life and theseparation of conjoined twins.Cambridge Bioethics and Law2013 228 x 152 mm 300pp978-1-107-01825-9 Hardback c. £60.00Publication March 2013www.cambridge.org/9781107018259The Connected SelfThe Ethics and Governance ofthe Genetic IndividualHeather WiddowsUniversity of BirminghamThe genetic self is the connectedself. Dominant ethical frameworks –particularly those of choice and consent– fail to recognise this. Accordingly,ethical practices offer little protectionand permit significant injustice. Newframeworks of ethics and governanceare needed which respect relationshipsand groups as well as common andpublic goods.‘Widdows’ argument … not onlyclearly demonstrates the need for newways of thinking about contemporaryissues in genetics and genomics, butalso highlights the ways in whichethics itself co-evolves with science.’Ruth Chadwick, Distinguished ResearchProfessor, Cardiff University and Director,CesagenCambridge Bioethics and Law2012 228 x 152 mm 240pp978-1-107-00860-1 Hardback £60.00www.cambridge.org/9781107008601Genetic Dataand the LawA Critical Perspective on PrivacyProtectionMark TaylorUniversity of SheffieldResearch using genetic data must beproperly regulated. Regulation that doesnot take account of the public interestin research and privacy protectionmight undermine the legitimacy ofthe regulatory environment. Usinggenetic data as an example, Mark Taylorexplores the limitations of the currentlaw of data protection.Cambridge Bioethics and Law, 162012 228 x 152 mm 246pp978-1-107-00711-6 Hardback £60.00eBook availablewww.cambridge.org/9781107007116The Politics of BloodEthics, Innovation and theRegulation of RiskAnne-Maree FarrellMonash University, VictoriaThis book examines risk governanceinvolving multi-valued human biologicalmaterials, such as blood. It focuses onhow best to manage political, ethicaland innovation concerns, as well as theuse of precautionary and regulatorystrategies, to promote blood safety.Cambridge Bioethics and Law, 172012 228 x 152 mm 282pp 1 b/w illus.978-0-521-19318-4 Hardback £60.00eBook availablewww.cambridge.org/9780521193184End-of-Life Decisionsin Medical CarePrinciples and Policies forRegulating the Dying ProcessStephen W. SmithUniversity of BirminghamStephen W. Smith explores the legaland ethical issues involved in end-of-lifedecision making.Cambridge Bioethics and Law, 182012 228 x 152 mm 366pp 4 tables978-1-107-00538-9 Hardback £65.00eBook availablewww.cambridge.org/9781107005389Ethical Problems andGenetics PracticeMichael ParkerUniversity of OxfordEthical Problems and Genetics Practiceprovides a rich, case-based account ofthe ethical issues arising in genetics forhealth professionals, patients and theirfamilies. It will be particularly relevant tomedical, nursing and genetic-counsellingstudents and to graduate students inbioethics, social science and medicalanthropology.‘This book is an extremely valuableaddition to the ever-expanding libraryof contemporary bioethics texts. Forme its real strength lies in the factthat it is very much grounded in realissues – using everyday practice andcases from clinical genetics settings– not simply theoretical ‘what if’situations.’BioNews (bionews.org.uk)@legal_editions

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