Genetic Privacy: A Challenge to Medico-Legal Norms

Genetic Privacy: A Challenge to Medico-Legal Norms

by Graeme Laurie
     
 

The right to genetic information is considered here from the standpoint of individuals, their relatives, insurers and the state.See more details below

Overview

The right to genetic information is considered here from the standpoint of individuals, their relatives, insurers and the state.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521047128
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Table of cases; Table of legislation; International instruments; Miscellaneous documents; Part I. Privacy: The General Part: 1. Health care, patient rights and privacy; 2. Privacy: anti-social concept or fundamental right? Part II. Genetic Knowledge: The Existing Models: 3. Human genetics and genetic privacy; 4. Autonomy, confidentiality and privacy; Part III. A New Privacy Paradigm: 5. Privacy and the public interest; 6. Privacy and property?; Index.

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