- Paperback: 188 pages
- Publisher: Hart Publishing (December 19, 1998)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1841130060
- ISBN-13: 978-1841130064
- Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.4 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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Law and Human Genetics: Regulating A Revolution
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Perhaps the greatest value of this collection is that, in addition to outlining the possibilities and dangers attaching to the genetic revolution, the most thought-provoking contributions - especially those by Black, Pottage and Wells - prompt reflection on the need to re-think the core organizing concepts of legal doctrine. Marie Fox Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law June 2002 .a book to be turned back to in five years time, to check on how the predictions have been fulfilled. Mary Warnock Times Higher Education Supplement September 2002 [a] fascinating collection of essays. Margaret Brazier Child and Family Law Quarterly September 2002 This book will be of interest to readers who want to be brought up to speed on the current controversies in genetics and law who are interested in the process of using law to regulate science and technology. Graeme T. Laurie Journal of the Law Society of Scotland September 2002 .a good starting point for analysis and debateit efficiently examines current regulatory practicea useful addition to a university library bookshelf. Ray Purdy Journal of Environmental Law September 2002
About the Author
Roger Brownsword is Professor of English Law at King's College London. W.R.Cornish is Professor of English Law at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Magdalene College.