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Body Lore and Laws : Essays on Law and the Human Body.

Author: Andrew Bainham; Shelley Day Sclater; Martin Richards
Publisher: Oxford : Hart Pub., 2002.
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This book, the second produced by the Cambridge Socio-Legal Group, is a collection of essays on the subject of law and the human body. As the title suggests, bodies and body parts are not only subject to regulation through formal legal processes, but also the meanings attached to particular bodies, and the significance accorded to some body parts, are aspects of. broader cultural processes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Bainham; Shelley Day Sclater; Martin Richards
ISBN: 9781847312631 1847312632
OCLC Number: 437176517
Description: 1 online resource (358 pages)
Contents: Half Title Page; Title Page; Title verso; Preface; Contents; Notes on Contributors; 1. Introduction; 2. Bodies as Property: from Slavery to DNA Maps; 3. Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies; 4. Discovering and Patenting Human Genes; 5. Letting Go ... Parents, Professionals and the Law in the Retention of Human Material after Post Mortem; 6. Male Medical Students and the Male Body; 7. Domestic Homicide, Gender and the Expert; 8. The Many Appearances of the Body in Feminist Scholarship; 9. Male Bodies, Family Practices; 10. Sexualities, Sexual Relations and the Law. 11. Hiring Bodies: Male Clients and Prostitution12. Villain, Hero or Masked Stranger: Ambivilence in Transactions with Human Genetics; 13. Court-ordered Caesarean Sections; 14. Dehydrating Bodies: the Bland Case, the Winterton Bill and the Importance of Intention in Evaluating End-of-Life Decision Making; 15. Religion, Culture and the Body of the Child; 16. Future Bodies: Some History and Future Prospects for Human Genetic Selection; 17. Perception.

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A collection of essays on the subject of law and the human body. This book offers a range of interdisciplinary papers that critically examine how bodies are constructed and regulated in law.  Read more...

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