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Title Medicine and the law / edited by Bernard M. Dickens
Published New York, NY : New York University Press, 1993


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Description xxviii, 280 pages ; 25 cm
Series International library of essays in law and legal theory.. Areas ; 20
International library of essays in law and legal theory. Areas ; 20
Contents 1. Do We Own Our Bodies? / Guido Calabresi -- 2. Liberalism, Republicanism and the Abortion Controversy / Gary C. Leedes -- 3. Controlling the Costs of Medical Malpractice: An Argument for Strict Hospital Liability / Bruce Chapman -- 4. Abortion and Distortion of Justice in the Law / Bernard M. Dickens -- 5. The Right of the Mental Patient to His Psychosis / Joseph Jacob -- 6. The Freedom to be Psychotic? / Joram Graf Haber -- 7. A "Dignitary Tort" as a Bridge Between the Idea of Informed Consent and the Law of Informed Consent / Alan Meisel -- 8. The Modern Function and Limits of Parental Rights / Bernard M. Dickens -- 9. A Market for Babies? / J. Robert S. Prichard -- 10. The Ethics and Economics of Enforcing Contracts of Surrogate Motherhood / Richard A. Posner -- 11. Essay on Surrogacy and Feminist Thought / Joan Mahoney -- 12. Rethinking (M)otherhood: Feminist Theory and State Regulation of Pregnancy / [no author]
13. Kenyan Jurisprudence: The Answer to Western Regulation of "In-Vitro Fertilization" / Roy C. Howell -- 14. The Theoretical Relationship Between Law and Psychiatry / David N. Weisstub
Notes "New York University Press reference collection."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical laws and legislation.
Author Dickens, Bernard M., 1937-
LC no. 93016964
ISBN 0814718469