Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

Book of the Month

Cover of Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Price: £99.95

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


Intimacy and Responsibility: The Criminilisation of HIV Transmission


ISBN13: 9781904385707
Published: December 2007
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £36.99



Despatched in 4 to 6 days.

In what circumstances and on what basis, should those who transmit serious diseases to their sexual partners be criminalized? In this new book, Matthew Weait provides a critical analysis of the response of the English criminal courts to those who have been convicted of transmitting HIV during sex.

Examining cases and engaging with the socio-cultural dimensions of HIV/AIDS and sexuality, he provides readers with an important insight into the way in which the criminal constructs the concepts of harm, risk, causation, blame and responsibility.

Taking into account the socio-cultural issues surrounding HIV/AIDS and their interaction with the law, Weait has written an excellent book for postgraduate law students studying criminal law.

Subjects:
Criminal Law
Contents:
Foreward by Mr Justice Edwin Cameron
Acknowledgements
Table of Cases
1. The Terrain: the state, criminal justice and HIV
2. The trial of Feston Konzani
3. Harm, causation and HIV infection
4. Risk, recklessness and HIV
5. Consent, knowledge and disclosure
6. Responsibility, HIV transmission and the criminal law
References
Index