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dc.contributor.editorGoold, Imogen
dc.contributor.editorHerring, Jonathan
dc.contributor.editorAuckland, Cressida
dc.date.accessioned2021-04-26T09:56:56Z
dc.date.available2021-04-26T09:56:56Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.urihttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/48382
dc.description.abstractThis timely collection brings together philosophical, legal and sociological perspectives on the crucial question of who should make decisions about the fate of a child suffering from a serious illness. In particular, the collection looks at whether the current 'best interests' threshold is the appropriate boundary for legal intervention, or whether it would be more appropriate to adopt the 'risk of significant harm' approach proposed in Gard. It explores the roles of parents, doctors and the courts in making decisions on behalf of children, actively drawing on perspectives from the clinic as well as academia and practice. In doing so, it teases out the potential risks of inappropriate state intrusion in parental decision-making, and considers how we might address them.en_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::M Medicine::MB Medicine: general issuesen_US
dc.subject.otherparental rights; philosophical perspectives; child; serious illness; legal perspectives; sociological perspectivesen_US
dc.titleParental Rights, Best Interests and Significant Harmsen_US
dc.title.alternativeMedical decision-making on behalf of children post Great Ormond St vs Yatesen_US
dc.typebook
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy6e5c1b33-df1a-4ad3-a711-cc7d2768d49een_US
oapen.relation.hasChapter18b2804f-b7cc-44a4-bc8d-95e807cfa001
oapen.relation.isbn9781509924912en_US
oapen.place.publicationOxforden_US


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