Genetic Privacy: A Challenge to Medico-Legal Norms by Graeme LaurieGenetic Privacy: A Challenge to Medico-Legal Norms by Graeme Laurie

Genetic Privacy: A Challenge to Medico-Legal Norms

byGraeme Laurie

Paperback | December 24, 2007

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The issue of rights to genetic information is considered in this study from the standpoint of individuals, their relatives, employers, insurers and the state. Graeme Laurie provides a concept of privacy and property rights for the person, and argues for stronger legal protection following new developments in genetics. This book will interest lawyers, philosophers and doctors concerned with genetic information and issues of privacy, as well as genetic counselors, researchers and policy makers worldwide for its practical position on dilemmas in modern genetic medicine.
Title:Genetic Privacy: A Challenge to Medico-Legal NormsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:364 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.83 inPublished:December 24, 2007Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521047129

ISBN - 13:9780521047128

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Table of Contents

Preface; Table of cases; Table of legislation; International instruments; Miscellaneous documents; Part I. Privacy: The General Part: 1. Health care, patient rights and privacy; 2. Privacy: anti-social concept or fundamental right? Part II. Genetic Knowledge: The Existing Models: 3. Human genetics and genetic privacy; 4. Autonomy, confidentiality and privacy; Part III. A New Privacy Paradigm: 5. Privacy and the public interest; 6. Privacy and property?; Index.

Editorial Reviews

'Laurie's meticulous scholarship has produced a book which will be compulsory reading for policy-makers and scholars in the burgeoning field of genetic privacy.' Bio-Science Law Review