Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Hardcover | July 7, 2014

EditorMichael Freeman, Sarah Hawkes, Belinda Bennett

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Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems (now available in journal format), is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law and another discipline ofthought. Each colloquium examines how the external discipline is conceived in legal thought and argument, how the law is pictured in that discipline, and analyses points of controversy in the use, and abuse, of extra-legal arguments within legal theory and practice.Law and Global Health, the sixteenth volume in the Current Legal Issues series, offers an insight into the scholarship examining the relationship between global health and the law. Covering a wide range of areas from all over the world, articles in the volume look at areas of human rights,vulnerable populations, ethical issues, legal responses and governance.

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Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems (now available in journal format), is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law and another discipline ofthought. Each colloquium examines how the e...

Michael Freeman is Professor Emeritus of English Law at UCL. He is Editor of this series, editor of the International Journal of Children's Rights, and author of The Ethics of Public Health, Ashgate, 2010. He is a Fellow of the British Academy. Sarah Hawkes is Reader in Global Health at the Institute for Global Health, UCL, and a Wellc...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:600 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:July 7, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Michael Freeman, Belinda Bennett and Sarah Hawkes: IntroductionJames Orbinski: KeynotePart A: A Right to Health1. Charles Foster and Jonathan Herring: What is health2. Kent Buse, Lawrence Gostin and Eric Friedman: Pathways towards a framework convention on global health: political mobilization for the human right to health3. George Annas: The bloodless ideological supreme court battle over the affordable care act and the 'right to health' in America4. Maria Stutaford: Conceptualising Implementation of the Right to Health: the Learning Network for Health and Human Rights, Western Cape, South Africa5. John Harrington: Access to essential medicines in Kenya: intellectual property, anti-counterfeiting and the right to healthPart B: Vulnerable Populations6. Belinda Bennett and Terry Carney: Vulnerability: an issue for law and policy in pandemic planning?7. Hazel Biggs and Caroline Jones: Legally vulnerable: What is vulnerability and who is vulnerable?8. Sylvia Da Lomba: The ECHR, Health Care and Irregular Migrants9. David Patterson, Shereen El Feki and Khadija Moalla: Rights-based Approaches to HIV in the Middle East and North Africa Region10. Mark Henaghan: Indigenous people, emerging research and global health11. Daniel Sperling: Human Trafficking and Organ Trade: Does the Law Really Care for the Health of People?12. Kerry Petersen: Cross Border Commercial Surrogacy: A global patchwork of inconsistency and confusion13. Judith Bueno De Mesquita: Maternal mortality and human rights: from theory to practice14. Maya Sabatello: Disability, human rights and global health: past, present and future15. Kristine Hessler: What can human rights do for women's health?16. Jacquineau Azetsop: The practice of uvulectomy in Chad, children's rights and public health challengesPart C: Ethical Issues17. Florencia Luna: Adding non-ideal agents to work out a pending debt18. Michal Engelman: Global ageing: Demographic and ethical challenges to population health and development policies19. Stephen Holland: Libertarian paternalism and public health nudges20. John Coggon: Global health, law and ethics: Fragmented sovereignty and the limits of universal theory21. Paula Braveman: International human rights laws and principles: cornerstone for defining health inequalities and health equity22. Sarah Fovargue: Exposing the limits of the law? Biotechnological challenges to global health23. Gwendolyn Majette: Moving forward: further reflections on global health law norms and the PPCA framework to eliminate health disparities24. George P Smith: Global health law: aspirational, paradoxical or oxymoronic?25. Tom Faunce, Anton Wasson and Kim Crow: Environmental sustainability and global health law: the case study of global artificial photosynthesis26. Scott Burris: Bridging the health/law divide in global health: The role of law professors27. Geoffrey B. Cockerham and William C. Cockerham: International law and global healthPart D: Governance28. Colin McInnes and Roemer Mahler: Competitition and co-operation in global health governance: the impact of multiple framing29. Hadii M. Mamadu: The interlocking world of global health governance: the tobacco industry, bilateral investment treaties and health policy30. Obijiofor Aginam: Mission (im)possible? WHO as a 'norm entrepreneur' in global health governance31. Meri Koivasulo and Nicola Watt: Policy space for health in the context of emerging European trade policies32. Benjamin Mason Meier: An agenda for normative policy analysis in global health governance33. Erik Millstone: The contributions of science and politics to global food safety law