Law and Bioethics contains a broad range of essays by scholars interested in the interactions between law and bioethics It includes studies examining the regulation of stem cell research, human rights and bioethics, the regulation of reproductive technologies, and distributive justice in healthcare and pandemic planning.
1. Law and Bioethics: Constructing the Inter-Discipline; 2. Bridging from Morality to Law?; 3. The Troubled Relationships between Bioethics and Human Rights; 4. Law and Bioethics: A Rights-Based Relationship and Its Troubling Implications; 5. Health, Global Justice, and Virtue Bioethics; 6. Law, Human Rights, and the Bioethical Discourse; 7. Magic, Myths and Fairy Tales: Consent and the Relationships between Law and Ethics; 8. Stem Cell Promises: Rhetoric and Reality; 9. Motivating Values and Regulatory Models for Emerging Technologies: Stem Cell Research Regulation in Argentina and the United Kingdom; 10. Cultures of Life: Embryo Protection and the Pluralist State; 11. Precautionary Reasoning in Determining Moral Worth; 12. Marketing Masculinity: Bioethics and Sperm Banking Practices In the U.S; 13. Bioethics and Law in Action - Minding the Gaps: The Human Genome Research Project; 14. Synthetic Biology and [Re] - Productive Liberties: Biosecurity, Biosecurity and Regulating New Technologies with Futures in Mind; 15. Exploring The Routes from Consultation To (In) Forming Public Policy; 16. The Donation of Eggs In Research and the Rise of Neopaternalism; 17. Regulating the Reproductive Revolution: Ectogenesis - A Regulatory Minefield; 18. Surrogacy: Is There Room for a New Liberty? Between the French Prohibitive Position and the English Perspective; 19. The Ethical Treatment of Children With Severe Disabilities and Their Families: Re-examining Public-Private Responsibilites from a Caring Perspective; 20. Nanomedicine: Small Participles, Big Issues: A New Regulatory Dawn for Health care Law and Biorthics?; 21. The Place of Carers; 22. Gender Inequalities in Health Research: An Australian Perspective; 23. Pandemic Planning and Distributive Justice in Health Care; 24. Humanitarian Intervention and Medical Epidemics; 25. The Age of Deference: A Historical Anomaly