Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

Book of the Month

Cover of Goode on Commercial Law

Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
Price: £170.00

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...

Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online


Governing Public Health: EU Law, Regulation and Biopolitics (eBook)

Image not available ebook lge

ISBN13: 9781782259732
Published: July 2015
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: eBook (ePub)
Price: £45.82 + £9.17 VAT
The amount of VAT charged may change depending on your location of use.

The sale of some eBooks are restricted to certain countries. To alert you to such restrictions, please select the country of the billing address of your credit or debit card you wish to use for payment.

Billing Country:

Sale allowed in
Afghanistan , Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde (Cabo Verde), Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Gabon , Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Heard Island and Mcdonald Islands, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Republic Of, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire), Jamaica, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Democratic Peoples Republic Of, Korea, Republic Of, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic , Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Federated States Of, Moldova, Republic Of, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, State of, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Helena , Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin (French part), Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sint Maarten (Dutch part), Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, United Republic Of, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (U.S.), Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Due to publisher restrictions, international orders for ebooks may need to be confirmed by our staff during shop opening hours. Our trading hours are Monday to Friday, 8.45am to 6.00pm, London, UK time.

Once the order is confirmed an automated e-mail will be sent to you to allow you to download the eBook.

All eBooks are supplied firm sale and cannot be returned. If you believe there is a fault with your eBook then contact us on ebooks@wildy.com and we will help in resolving the issue. This does not affect your statutory rights.

This eBook is available in the following formats: ePub.

In stock.
Need help with ebook formats?

Also available as

This book contributes towards EU studies and the growing discourse on law and public health. It uses the EU’s governance of public health as a lens through which to explore questions of legal competence and its development through policy and concrete techniques, processes and practices, risk and security, human rights and bioethics, accountability and legitimacy, democracy and citizenship, and the nature, essence and ‘future trajectory’ of the European integration project. These issues are explored first, by situating the EU's public health strategy within the overarching architecture of governance and subsequently by examining its operationalisation in relation to the key public health problems of cancer, HIV/AIDS and pandemic planning.

The book argues that the centrality and valorisation of scientific and technical knowledge and expertise in the EU's risk-based governance means that citizen participation in decision-making is largely marginalised and underdeveloped – and that this must change if public health and the quality, accountability and legitimacy of EU governance and its regulation are to be improved. Subsequently the book goes on to argue that the legitimating discourses of ethics and human rights, and the developing notion of EU (supra-)stewardship responsibility, can help to highlight the normative dimensions of governance and its interventions in public health. These discourses and dimensions provide openings and possibilities for citizens to power ‘technologies of participation’ and contribute important supplementary knowledge to decision-making.

Image not available ebook lge
Medical Law, EU Law, eBooks
1. Context, Approach and Overview
I. Introduction
II. Law, Public Health and Participation
III. Governing in Late Modernity: Theory, Concepts and Methods
IV. Overview

Part I: Governing Public Health

2. EU Public Health Governance: From the Overarching Architecture to the Health Strategy
I. Introduction
II. The EU and Public Health: Legal Competence, Governance and Responsibility
III. Operationalising the Overarching Strategy in the Field of Public Health: Together for Health
IV. Structured Cooperation: Public Health Policy Implementation and the Health Programmes
V. Conclusion

3. Cancer
I. Introduction
II. From the Overarching Architecture of Governance to Action Against Cancer: European Partnership via Together for Health
III. European Partnership for Action Against Cancer
IV. Conclusion

I. Introduction
II. From the Overarching Architecture of Governance to Combating HIV/AIDS within the EU and in the NeighbouringCountries - Reflecting Together for Health
III. Taking Action: Combating HIV/AIDS within the EU and in the Neighbouring Countries
IV. Technologies for the Gathering and Production of Knowledge V. Conclusion

5. Pandemics and Beyond
I. Introduction
II. From the Overarching Architecture of Governance to Pandemic Infl uenza Preparedness - Reflecting Together for Health
III. Governing the Future Through Preparedness Planning
IV. Conclusion

Part II: Enhancing Citizen Participation in Governing Public Health

6. Citizen Participation in Governing: Discursive Resources, Tools and Spaces
I. Introduction
II. Summary of the Findings So Far
III. Risk, Public Health and Citizen Participation
IV. Opening Discursive Space and Powering Technologies of Participation
V. Conclusion

7. Querying Framing and Knowledge Production: Risk, Numbers, Measurement and Evaluation
I. Introduction
II. Querying Risk
III. Querying Scientific and Technical Knowledge Production
IV. Clinical Trials
V. Conclusion

8. Querying Interventions: Magic Bullet Responses and Technological Fixes
I. Introduction
II. Interventions
III. Pharmaceuticals Abroad: Access, Prioritisation and Triage
IV. Conclusion

9. Conclusion