Being Relational: Reflections on Relational Theory and Health Law

Being Relational: Reflections on Relational Theory and Health Law

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780774821896
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 10/04/2012
Series: Law and Society Series
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jocelyn Downie is a professor of law and medicine anda Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy at DalhousieUniversity. She is a member of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciencesand the Royal Society of Canada. Jennifer J. Llewellyn is an associate professor of law at Dalhousie University, and directorof the Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Community University ResearchAlliance.

Table of Contents

Introduction / Jennifer J. Llewellyn and Jocelyn Downie

Part 1 - Relational Theory

1 Relational Autonomy and Global Threats / SusanSherwin

2 The Reciprocal Relation of Judgment and Autonomy: Walkingin Another's Shoes and Which Shoes to Walk In / JenniferNedelsky

3 A Relational Approach to Equality: New Developments andApplications / Christine M. Koggel

4 Restorative Justice: Thinking Relationally about Justice /Jennifer J. Llewellyn

5 The Self in Situ: A Relational Account of Personal Identity /Françoise Baylis

6 Memory, Reparation, and Relation: Starting in the Right Places /Sue Campbell

7 Taking a Feminist Relational Perspective on Conscience /Carolyn McLeod

Part 2 - Health Law and Policy

8 Relational Theory and Resource Allocation in Health Care:Accounting for Difference / Dianne Pothier

9 Resistance Is Essential: Relational Responses to Recent Law andPolicy Initiatives Involving Reproduction / Jocelyn Downie

10 Relational Theory and Indigenous Health: Insights for Law Reformand Policy Development / Constance MacIntosh

11 Insight Revisited: Relationality and Psychiatric TreatmentDecision-Making Capacity / Sheila Wildeman

12 Non-Human Animals and Human Health: A Relational Approach to theUse of Animals in Medical Research / Maneesha Deckha

List of Contributors; Index

What People are Saying About This

Jennifer Chandler

A good addition to legal theory, and a useful resource for legal policy and activism. The authors have sought to move beyond the established work in the area, and often challenge and further develop it.

From the Publisher

"A good addition to legal theory, and a useful resource for legal policy and activism. The authors have sought to move beyond the established work in the area, and often challenge and further develop it."—Jennifer Chandler, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

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