The International Legal Governance of the Human Genome

The International Legal Governance of the Human Genome

by Chamundeeswari Kuppuswamy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415534253
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/12/2012
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Chamundeeswari Kuppuswamy is Lecturer at Sheffield Law school, UK. His research interests are international law, particularly governance of new technologies, international human rights, property and intellectual property law.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Human Genome and Bioethics 1. Introduction 2. The Human Genome Project (HGP) 3. Scientific Research : Increasing Inequities and Inequalities 4. International Bioethical Law after the Nuremberg Code 5. The Metamorphosis of Human Experimentation 6. The ELSI Programme 7. Property Rights in the Human Genome 8. Human Rights – Central to Governance of Human Genome Part 2: International Organisations and the Human Genome 9. Introduction 10. UNESCO and Bioethics 11. United Nations and the Human Genome: The Commission on Human Rights 12. World Health Organisation (WHO) Part 3: The Common Heritage of Mankind in International Law 13. The Concept of Common Heritage of Mankind 14. The International Legal Framework for Plant Genetic Resources 15. Impact of the PGR CHM Debate on Governance of Human Genome 16. The Law of the Sea: Deep Seabed Minerals 17. The Elements of the Common Heritage Regime 18. The Moon Treaty 19. Common Heritage and the Human Genome 20. Common Heritage Elements in the Universal Declaration, 1997 21. The Legal Commission debates: Elements of CHM Regime or Isolated Principles? 22. Human Rights and the Human Genome 23. Conclusion Part 4: The Common Heritage of Humanity and the Right to Development 24. Introduction 25. The New International Economic Order 26. The Right to Development and the New International Economic Order 27. The Emergence of the Right to Development 28. The Right to Development and Health Part 5: Human Rights, Common Heritage and Development – A Moral Perspective 29. Introduction 30. Why Gewirth? 31. Gewirthian Theory 32. Principle of G.C. as the Basis of the International Human Rights Order 33. Some Important Concepts in a Gewirthian Analysis 34. A Moral Analysis of the Notion of the Common Heritage of Humanity 35. The Right to Development and Productive Agency 36. Conclusion Part 6: The Common Heritage of Humanity and Intellectual Property Rights 37. Introduction 38. International Law and Intellectual Property Law 39. The Importance of Intellectual Property Rights 40. Intellectual Property Rights and Common Heritage: A Case of Neglect 41. Intellectual Property and Property: Morally Equal Rights? 42. WIPO Policy and the Development Agenda 43. Conclusion Part 7: Conclusion

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