Children's Health And Children's Rights

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Michael Freeman, Michael David Alan Freeman
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2006 - Political Science - 337 pages
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This collection offers a series of essays highlighting many of the most controversial of contemporary issues relating to children, medicine and health care including the participation rights of children, genetic testing, male circumcision, organ donation, gender reassignment, the rights of autistic children, anorexia nervosa. Essays are written by a range of leading scholars across a range of disciplines. A number of the essays in this collection were previously published in the International Journal of Children's Rights.
 

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Contents

An Introduction MICHAEL FREEMAN
1
Listening and Responding? Childrens Participation in Health Care within England ANITA FRANKLIN AND PATRICIA SLOPER
11
The Participation Rights of Premature Babies PRISCILLA ALDERSON JOANNA HAWTHORNE MARGARET KILLEN
31
A Risk of Double Jeopardy? LYNN HAGGER SIMON WOODS
51
Some Critical Challenges to Childrens Rights in Africa in the Era of HIVAids JULIA SLOTHNIELSEN
73
Rights of the Autistic Child ROSALIND EKMAN LADD
87
Boundaried and Relational Rights JO BRIDGEMAN
99
Adolescent Gender Identity and the Courts MELINDA JONES
121
An Approach Based on Human Rights Principles NEIL FORD
183
Rethinking Gillick MICHAEL FREEMAN
201
Legal and Psychiatric Knowledge Practices in US Adjudication over Organ Donations by Children and Incompetent Adults MARIEANDRÉE JACOB
219
Minors and Euthanasia DEBBIE MANNAERTS FREDDY MORTIER
255
Their Rights? SHEILAAM MCLEAN J KENYON MASON
279
Predictive Genetic Testing in Children and Respect for Autonomy PHILLIPA MALPAS
297
Defining Parenthood BONNIE STEINBOCK
311
Index
335

Anorexia Nervosa and its Moral Foundations SIMONA GIORDANO
149
Short Changed? The Law and Ethics of Male Circumcision MARIE FOX AND MICHAEL THOMSON
161

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About the author (2006)

Michael Freeman is Professor of English Law at University College, London. He is the Founding Editor of the International Journal of Children's Rights; Editor of the International Journal of Law in Context; Editor of Issues in Law and Society, General Editor of International Library of Medicine, Ethics and Law and joint-editor of the Current Legal Problems. He has published widely in the areas of family law, child law and policy, children's rights, medicine, ethics and the law and medical law, jurisprudence and legal theory.

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