Sex and the Law: A Guide for Health and Community Workers in New South Wales

Sex and the Law: A Guide for Health and Community Workers in New South Wales

By: Christine Read (author)Paperback

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The book deals with issues about sex in a legal context, and addresses such subjects as the age of consent, surrogacy and egg donation, sexually transmitted diseases, the rights of intellectually impaired people, issues of doctorpatient confidentiality and cultural practices that may be against the law. The book makes wide use of case studies to highlight particular aspects of the law

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Chapter 1 Medical treatment and the law; The rights of clients and consumers; Complaints and legal action; The duty of care; The law of negligence; The law of assault; Chapter 2 Consent to medical treatment; Valid consent; Capacity to give consent; Chapter 3 Sexuality; Contraception; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Parenting; Chapter 4 Sexual health issues; Sexually transmissible infections; Confidentiality and privacy; Chapter 5 Sexual offences; Criminal law; Discrimination and harrassment; Appendix: The legal system in NSW; Glossary; References; Contacts.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/07/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780947205959
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780947205959
  • weight: 300
  • ISBN10: 0947205950

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