Health Law: Frameworks and Context

by Anne-Maree Farrell, John Devereux, Isabel Karpin, Penelope Weller
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Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 428
Published: 1st May 2017
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 17.4  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.76

Drawing upon a range of disciplinary perspectives, Health Law: Frameworks and Context adopts a theoretically informed and principles-based approach to examining health law.

Appealing to students and academic scholars alike, the text moves beyond traditional medical law frameworks to provide a broader contextual understanding of the way in which law intersects with health. A clear and accessible style of writing combined with a sophisticated and nuanced approach takes this rich and challenging field to a new level of analysis.

Written by respected academics within the field, Health Law: Frameworks and Context is an essential text for scholars and students looking to grasp the fundamental concepts of this rapidly expanding area of law, as well as those who wish to deepen their knowledge and understanding of health law in Australia and internationally.

About the Authors

Anne-Maree Farrell is Professor and Chair of Health Law and Society, ARC Future Fellow, and Director of the Centre for Health Law and Society, La Trobe University, Victoria.

John Devereux is Professor of Law at the University of Queensland. A Rhodes Scholar, he has degrees in Arts and Law from the University of Queensland, and a Doctor of Philosophy of Law undertaken at Magdalen College, Oxford.

Isabel Karpin researches on the bioethical implications of laws governing reproductive technologies, genetic testing and disability.

Penelope Weller is the director of the Juris Doctor in the Graduate School of Business and Law at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT).

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