Being Relational: Reflections on Relational Theory and Health Law (Law and Society)

Being Relational: Reflections on Relational Theory and Health Law (Law and Society)

By: Jocelyn Downie (editor), Jennifer J. Llewellyn (editor)Hardback

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This book will be of interest to a wide range of audiences, including scholars concerned with feminist ethics, law, political theory, and health policy; legal scholars; moral psychologists; social theorists; applied ethicists; social movement theorists; anthropologists and economists; and others concerned with social justice and the relational mechanisms of power.

About Author

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


Introduction / Jennifer J. Llewellyn and Jocelyn Downie Part 1 - Relational Theory 1 Relational Autonomy and Global Threats / Susan Sherwin 2 The Reciprocal Relation of Judgment and Autonomy: Walking in Another's Shoes and Which Shoes to Walk In / Jennifer Nedelsky 3 A Relational Approach to Equality: New Developments and Applications / Christine M. Koggel 4 Restorative Justice: Thinking Relationally about Justice / Jennifer J. Llewellyn 5 The Self in Situ: A Relational Account of Personal Identity / Francoise 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 and Policy Initiatives Involving Reproduction / Jocelyn Downie 10 Relational Theory and Indigenous Health: Insights for Law Reform and Policy Development / Constance MacIntosh 11 Insight Revisited: Relationality and Psychiatric Treatment Decision-Making Capacity / Sheila Wildeman 12 Non-Human Animals and Human Health: A Relational Approach to the Use of Animals in Medical Research / Maneesha Deckha List of Contributors; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774821889
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780774821889
  • weight: 620
  • ISBN10: 0774821884

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