The Right to Life and Conflicting Interests

The Right to Life and Conflicting Interests

by Elizabeth Wicks

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$110.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199547395
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/07/2010
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Dr Elizabeth Wicks is a Senior Lecturer in Birmingham Law School at the University of Birmingham (UK).

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to the Meaning of Life
2. The Right to Life: Religious, Philosophical, and Legal Origins
3. The Enforcement of the Right to Life
4. The Right to Life in Times of War or Armed Conflict
5. The Right to Life and Prevention of Crime: Killing by the State as Punishment and/or Deterrence
6. The Right to Life and Conflicting Rights of Others
7. The Right to Life and Autonomy
8. The Right to Life and the Quality of Life
9. Protecting the Right to Life with Limited Public Resources
10. Conclusion: The Right to Life and Conflicting Interests

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