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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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ISBN13: 9781855218826
ISBN: 1855218828
Published: September 1997
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This work examines the expansion of medical power and scientific advances and how it affects social and legal issues. The contributors provide insights, explanations and critiques of past and present medical practices, and offer their own perspectives to social, legal and ethical questions.

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Hippocrates - dead or alive?, Alison Britton; it's not society that's the problem, it's womens' bodies - an historical view of medical treatment, Wendy Mitchinson; female and disabled - a human rights perspective on law and medicine, Melinda Jones and Lee Ann Marks; the interaction between family planning policies and the introduction of new reproductive technologies, R. Alta Charo; reproductive autonomy and reproductive technology - gender, deviance and infertility, Sharyn L. Roach Anleu; gamete donation, reproductive technology and the law, Belinda Bennett; legal and ethical considerations of maintaining pregnancy in brain-dead women, Sarah Elliston; letting die or assisting death - how should the law respond to the patient in a persistent vegetative state?, Sheila McLean; gender and equity - emerging issues in the formulation of Australian clinical drug trial regulatory policies, Leanna Darvall; the science of biotechnology - past, present and future quagmires, Phillipa Gannon; dissecting medical power, Kerry Petersen.