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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies

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Science, Law and Society

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ISBN13: 9781863240147
ISBN: 1863240144
Published: December 1992
Publisher: Portland Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: £13.95



Science, like law, is a central feature of contemporary Western societies. Yet the connections between the two often receive ad hoc treatment. This book gives close attention to these connections, and it places them in the context of other social dynamics such as gender and economy. Topics explored in this wide-ranging collection include DNA testing in the criminal justice process, regulation of reproductive technology research, the globalization of intellectual property and related laws to biotechnology.

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Contents:
Introduction, C. Arup; the science of justice and the justice of science, C. Corns; controlling medical science: reproductive technology, infertility and the position of women, B. Gaze; intellectual property law and basic science - extinguishing Prometheus?, P. Drahos; globalization of law in intellectual property and related commercial contexts, R. Nimmer and P. Krauthaus; the impact of innovation policy on intellectual property - the case of biotechnology, C. Arup.