Children's health and children's rights /

Examines critically some of the pertinent and controversial issues relating to children, medicine and health care. This book deals with some of the controversies about children and their rights. The focus is on such issues as anorexia, circumcision, autism, and gender reassignment.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Freeman, Michael D. A.
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, ©2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Children's health and children's rights : an introduction / Michael Freeman /1
  • Listening and responding? : children's participation in health care within England / Anita Franklin and Patricia Sloper
  • The participation rights of premature babies / Priscilla Anderson, Joanna Hawthorne and Margaret Killen
  • Children and research : a risk of double jeopardy? / Lynn Hagger and Simon Woods
  • Of newborns and nubiles : some critical challenges to children's rights in Africa in the era of HIV/Aids / Julia Sloth-Nielsen
  • Rights of the autistic child / Rosalind Ekman Ladd
  • Caring for children with severe disabilities : boundaried and relational rights / Jo Bridgeman
  • Adolescent gender identity and the courts / Melinda Jones
  • Anorexia nervosa and its moral foundations / Simona Giordano
  • Short changed? the law and ethics of male circumcision / Marie Fox and Michael Thomson
  • Communication for abandonment of female genital cutting / Neil Ford
  • Rethinking Gillick / Michael Freeman
  • Frail connections : legal and psychiatric knowledge practices in U.S. adjudication over organ donations by children and incompetent adults / Marie-Andrée Jacob
  • Minors and euthanasia / Debbie Mannaerts and Freddy Mortier
  • Our inheritance, our future : their rights? / Sheila A.M. McLean and J. Kenyon Mason
  • Predictive genetic testing in children and respect for autonomy / Phillipa Malpas
  • Defining parenthood / Bonnie Steinbock.