Topical and contemporary, this book explores a number of current issues relating to reproduction. Critically analyzing medical ethics and the law in a variety of jurisdictions, it makes suggestions on reforming the law in the UK.
Looking at the relationship between the law and medical ethics in a number of jurisdictions, including Germany, the US, France, the Republic of Ireland, Australia, the Netherlands and Belgium, the author examines:
- embryo research
- failed sterilization
- the fertility of the incompetent
- international initiatives, such as the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the application of biology and medicine.
This is a valuable book for those studying law and medical healthcare law.