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  1. Note for students: Please note there are no essential purchases for this module. All the essential and much further reading is available online via this reading list.

    Please find below the module reading list for the 2018-19 academic year. It includes links to online readings as well as to those held in print form in the Brynmor Jones Library. This reading list will be updated during the module also from time to time as new resources become available.

    These links have been checked to ensure that they are working correctly. However, if you encounter any problems accessing the online resources via these links, please email the module convenor, Dr Phil Bielby (p.bielby@hull.ac.uk).

  2. Seminar one: Understanding ethics in medical practice 1 item
    1. Medical law and ethics - Jonathan Herring 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Please read pp. 12-38 from Chapter 1: ‘Ethics and medical law’ to help with your preparation

  3. Seminar two: The patient and law 1 item
    1. Chapter 4: Consent to treatment - Jonathan Herring 2018

      Chapter Essential Please read this chapter to help with your preparation

  4. Lectures 1 and 2: The evolution of medical law 39 items
    1. Suggested essential reading 1 item
      1. Medical law and ethics - Jonathan Herring 2018

        Book Essential You only need to read pp. 1-12 from Chapter 1: ‘Ethics and medical law’ for these two lectures

    2. Suggestions for further reading 38 items
      1. Chapters in books 11 items
        1. Great debates in medical law and ethics - Imogen Goold 2018

          Book Background

        2. Text, cases & materials on medical law and ethics - Marc Stauch 2018

          Book Recommended Currently on order with the library.

        3. Landmark cases in medical law - Jonathan Herring, Jesse Wall 2015

          Book  See especially chapters 2, 5, 8, 12 and 13.

      2. Journal articles 16 items
        1. The Emergence and Rise of Medical Law and Ethics - Andrew Grubb 1987

          Article  A good overview of early developments, somewhat dated in places.

        2. Patient No Longer? What Next in Healthcare Law? - Jonathan Montgomery 01/12/2017

          Article Recommended

        3. The Emergence and Development of Bioethics in the UK - Ruth Chadwick, Duncan Wilson 04/04/2018

          Article Background

        4. Personalized medicine, individual choice and the common good - Britta Chongkol van Beers, Sigrid Sterckx, Donna Dickenson 2018

          Book Background

      3. Cases 5 items
      4. Online lectures and podcasts 4 items
      5. News stories 2 items
  5. Lectures 3 and 4: Ethical theory and medical ethics 46 items
    1. Suggested essential reading 1 item
      1. Medical law and ethics - Jonathan Herring 2018

        Book Essential You only need to read pp. 12-38 from Chapter 1: ‘Ethics and medical law’ for these two lectures |

    2. Suggestions for further reading 45 items
      1. Chapters in books 34 items
        1. Chapter 9: Moral Theories - T. L. Beauchamp J. F. Childress

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Autonomy and trust in bioethics: the Gifford Lectures, University of Edinburgh, 2001 - Onora O'Neill 2002 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 4: ‘Principled Autonomy’ is recommended.

        3. Medical law & ethics - Shaun D. Pattinson 2017

          Book Recommended Chapter 1 and chapter 16 are recommended

        4. Medical law: text, cases and materials - Emily Jackson 2013

          Book Recommended See chapter 1.

        5. Virtue theory - J Oakley

          Chapter Recommended

        6. A companion to bioethics - Helga Kuhse, Peter Singer 2009

          Book Recommended See chapter 'A utilitarian approach'.

        7. A care approach - RC Manning

          Chapter Recommended

        8. Competence and vulnerability in biomedical research - Philip Bielby 2008

          Book Recommended See pages 52-56.

        9. Bioethics - John Harris 2001

          Book Background See 'Introduction'.

        10. Moral status - MA Warren

          Chapter Recommended

        11. Medical ethics: can the moral philosopher help? - RM Hare

          Chapter Background

        12. Ethical theory and bioethics - J Rachels

          Chapter Background

        13. The Routledge Companion to Bioethics - John D. Arras, Elizabeth Fenton, Rebecca Kukla 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Background See chapter 6: 'Bioethics and Human Rights'.

        14. Routledge handbook of medical law and ethics - Yann Joly, Bartha Maria Knoppers 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Background See chapter 2

        15. Text, cases and materials on medical law and ethics - Marc Stauch, Kay Wheat, John Tingle 2012

          Book Background See chapter 1

        16. Public health law: ethics, governance, and regulation - John Coggon, Keith Syrett, A. M. Viens 2017

          Book Background See chapter 2

        17. Philosophical medical ethics - Raanan Gillon 1985

          Book Background See chapters 2-4, 9 and 10.

        18. Care - Judith Phillips 2007

          Book Background

        19. Public health ethics - Stephen Holland 2014

          Book Background

        20. Understanding human dignity - Christopher McCrudden 2014

          Book Background

        21. Debating Autonomy(Debating Law): Imogen Goold: Hart Publishing

          Book Recommended This title has not yet been published. It will be ordered for the library once the publication date has been reached. The latest publication date we have is 16 MAY 2019

      2. Journal and other scholarly articles 8 items
        1. The Oxford dictionary of philosophy - Simon Blackburn 2008 (electronic resource)

          Book  See chapter 'Morality'.

        2. Rights and Autonomy - David A.J. Richards 1981

          Article 

      3. Professional ethical guidelines 1 item
      4. News articles 1 item
      5. Online lectures and podcasts 1 item
  6. Lectures 5 and 6: Consent to treatment: the 'competent' patient 66 items
    1. Suggested essential reading 1 item
      1. Chapter 4: Consent to treatment - Jonathan Herring 2018

        Chapter Essential

    2. Suggestions for further reading 65 items
      1. Chapters in books 22 items
        1. Competence and vulnerability in biomedical research - Philip Bielby 2008

          Book  See chapter 1, especially pages 31-38.

        2. Mental capacity: law and practice - Gordon R. Ashton, Marc Marin, Claire van Overdijk, Alex Ruck Keene 2015

          Book 

        3. Rethinking informed consent in bioethics - Neil C. Manson, Onora O'Neill 2007

          Book  See chapter 1

        4. The test for capacity - D Locke

          Chapter 

        5. The jurisdiction of medical law - Kenneth Veitch c2007

          Book  See chapter 4.

        6. Informed consent: legal theory and clinical practice - Jessica W. Berg, Paul S. Appelbaum 2001

          Book  See chapters 1 and 2.

        7. Competence - CM Culver, B Gert

          Chapter 

        8. Competence to consent - Becky Cox White 1994

          Book  See chapter 1

        9. Medical law & ethics - Shaun D. Pattinson 2017

          Book  See chapters 4 and 5.

        10. Medical law: text, cases and materials - Emily Jackson 2013

          Book  See chapter 4 and 5.

        11. Informed consent and patient autonomy - R Young

          Chapter 

        12. Routledge handbook of disability law and human rights - Peter David Blanck, Eilionóir Flynn 2017

          Book  See chapter 9.

      2. Journal and other scholarly articles 22 items
        1. Mental Capacity and Decisional Autonomy: An Interdisciplinary Challenge - Gareth S. Owen, Fabian Freyenhagen, Genevra Richardson, Matthew Hotopf 2009

          Article 

        2. Live and let die - S McLean 2009

          Article 

        3. Patient education as empowerment and self-rebiasing - Fabrice Jotterand, Antonio Amodio, Bernice S. Elger 12/2016

          Article 

      3. Cases and statutes 9 items
      4. Professional guidance 4 items
      5. News stories 8 items
  7. Lectures 7 and 8: Consent to treatment: children and the 'incompetent' patient 50 items
    1. Suggested essential reading 1 item
      1. Chapter 4: Consent to treatment - Jonathan Herring 2018

        Chapter Essential This is the same essential reading as for lectures 5 and 6.

    2. Suggestions for further reading 49 items
      1. Chapters in books 14 items
        1. Medical law & ethics - Shaun D. Pattinson 2017

          Book  See chapter 5.

        2. Children's consent to surgery - Priscilla Alderson 1993

          Book  See chapters 8 and 9

        3. Life's dominion: an argument about abortion and euthanasia - Ronald M. Dworkin 1993

          Book  See chapter 8: Life past reason.

      2. Journal articles 19 items
        1. Taking capacity seriously? Ten years of mental capacity disputes before England's Court of Protection - Alex Ruck Keene, Nuala B. Kane, Scott Y.H. Kim, Gareth S. Owen 01/2019

          Article Recommended

      3. Cases and statutes 10 items
      4. Official publications 2 items
        1. Mental Capacity Act 2005 Code of Practice - Great Britain 2007

          Book  Most chapters are relevant but especially 1-7, 9, 12 and 13.

      5. Reports 1 item
        1. Dementia: ethical issues - Nuffield Council on Bioethics 2009

          Document  See chapter 5.

      6. News stories 3 items
  8. Lectures 9 and 10: Physician Assisted Dying and Withholding / Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment 72 items
    1. Suggested essential reading 1 item
    2. Suggestions for further reading 71 items
      1. Chapters in books 24 items
        1. Practical ethics - Peter Singer 2011

          Book  See chapter 7: Taking life humans

        2. Assisted death: a study in ethics and law - L. W. Sumner 2011

          Book  See in particular chapters 4 and 7.

        3. Assisted dying and legal change - Penney Lewis c2007

          Book  See chapters 1 and 2.

        4. Medically assisted death - Robert Young 2007

          Book  See chapter 4: Physician assisted suicide

        5. Euthanasia and law in Europe - John Griffiths, Heleen Weyers, Maurice Adams 2008

          Book  See in particular pages 349-370.

        6. Life's dominion: an argument about abortion and euthanasia - Ronald M. Dworkin 1993

          Book  See chapter 7.

        7. Life and death: philosophical essays in biomedical ethics - Dan W. Brock 1993

          Book  See chapter 8.

        8. Medical law & ethics - Shaun D. Pattinson 2014

          Book  See chapters 14 and 15.

        9. The intentional termination of life - B Steinbock

          Chapter 

        10. The right to die with dignity: an argument in ethics, medicine, and law - Raphael Cohen-Almagor c2001

          Book Background

      2. Journal and other scholarly articles: 18 items
        1. Encyclopedia of ethics - Lawrence C. Becker, Charlotte B. Becker 2001

          Book  See chapter 'Euthanasia'.

      3. Official publications 3 items
      4. Professional guidance 2 items
      5. Cases, statutes and bills 15 items
        1. R (on the application of Nicklinson and another) (AP) v Ministry of Justice [2014] UKSC 38 25/6/2014

          Audio-visual document  This is the UK Supreme Court's YouTube video featuring a summary of the judgment given by Lord Neuberger.

      6. News stories 9 items
  9. Lectures 11 and 12: Ethics, law and psychiatry 70 items
    1. Suggested essential reading 1 item
    2. Suggestions for further reading 69 items
      1. Chapters in books 26 items
        1. Critical perspectives on mental health - Vicki Coppock, John Hopton 2000

          Book  See chapter 4.

        2. The politics of mental health legislation - Clive Unsworth 1987

          Book  See chapter 1.

        3. Models of mental health - Gavin Davidson, Jim Campbell, Ciarán Shannon, Ciaran Mulholland 2016

          Book Background

        4. R.D. Laing and the paths of anti-psychiatry - Zbigniew Kotowicz 1997

          Book  See chapters 1, 2 and 6.

        5. The politics of experience: and, The bird of paradise - Ronald David Laing 1967 (1990 reprint)

          Book  See in particular chapter 5.

        6. Law and psychiatry: rethinking the relationship - Michael S. Moore 1984

          Book  See chapters 4 and 5.

        7. Refusing care: forced treatment and the rights of the mentally ill - Elyn R. Saks c2002

          Book  See especially chapters 2, 4 and 8.

        8. Involuntary hospitalization and deinstitutionalization - R Peele, P Chodoff

          Chapter 

        9. Mental health law - Brenda Hale 2017

          Book Recommended

      2. Journal and other scholarly articles 26 items
      3. Official publications 2 items
        1. Mental Health Act 1983: Code of Practice (revised 2015) - Department of Health

          Document  See chapters 6, 23 and 24.

      4. Cases and statutes 8 items
        1. Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007)

          Webpage  s.1 - s.6, s. 56 - s. 64, s. 130 A-D. (An amended version of the 1983 Act is available on Lexis.)

      5. News stories 5 items
      6. Online resources 2 items
  10. Lectures 13 and 14: Abortion 63 items
    1. Suggested essential reading 1 item
      1. Chapter 13: Abortion - Emily Jackson 2016

        Chapter Essential

    2. Suggestions for further reading 62 items
      1. Book chapters 21 items
        1. Arguments about abortion: personhood, morality, and law - Kate Greasley 2017 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended

        2. Abortion - J Harris, S Holm

          Chapter 

        3. The value of life: an introduction to medical ethics - John Harris 1985

          Book  See chapter 1.

        4. Moral status: obligations to persons and other living things - Mary Anne Warren 1997

          Book  See chapter 9 'Abortion and human rights'.

        5. Medical law & ethics - Shaun D. Pattinson 2017

          Book  See chapter 7.

        6. Causing death and saving lives - Jonathan Glover 1977

          Book  See chapter 11.

        7. A defense of abortion - David Boonin 2003

          Book  See chapters 1 and 2.

        8. A companion to bioethics - Helga Kuhse, Peter Singer 2009

          Book  See chapter 'Personhood'.

        9. A companion to bioethics - Helga Kuhse, Peter Singer 2009

          Book  See chapter 'Abortion'.

        10. A companion to bioethics - Helga Kuhse, Peter Singer 2009

          Book  See chapter 'Mother-foetus conflict'.

        11. Abortion law in transnational perspective: cases and controversies - Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman, Bernard M. Dickens c2014

          Book Background Chapters 6 and 9 in particular are relevant.

        12. Law, policy and reproductive autonomy - Erin Nelson 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapters 2, 3 and 5 in particular are relevant.

      2. Journal articles 15 items
        1. A Defense of Abortion - Judith Jarvis Thomson 1971

          Article 

        2. Abortion and Ownership - John Martin Fischer 2013

          Article 

      3. Cases and statutes 9 items
      4. Official publications 5 items
      5. News stories 11 items
      6. Online resources 1 item
  11. Lectures 15 and 16: Biomedical research with human participants 61 items
    1. Suggested essential reading 1 item
    2. Suggestions for further reading 60 items
      1. Chapters in books 17 items
        1. Volume 1: Brain research and neuroethics - M Farah, P Wolpe

          Chapter 

        2. Neuroethics - E Racine, J Illes

          Chapter 

        3. Medical law: text, cases and materials - Emily Jackson 2013

          Book  See chapter 9.

        4. Healthcare research ethics and law: regulation, review and responsibility - Hazel Biggs c2010 (electronic resource)

          Book  see chapters 1, 2, 5 and 7.

        5. The law and ethics of medical research: international bioethics and human rights - Aurora Plomer 2005

          Book  See chapter 6 'Research in developing countries: new ethics and new threats to human rights'.

        6. Informed consent in medical research - Len Doyal, Jeffrey S. Tobias 2001

          Book  See chapters 1-2 and 14-17.

        7. Governing public health: EU law, regulation and biopolitics - Mark L. Flear 2017

          Book Background pp. 220-241 are useful regarding the regulation of clinical trials in the EU.

      2. Journal articles 20 items
        1. Neurocognitive enhancement: what can we do and what should we do? - Martha J. Farah, Judy Illes, Robert Cook-Deegan, Howard Gardner 2004

          Article 

        2. Therapeutic appropriation: a new concept in the ethics of clinical research - Rosalind McDougall, Dominique Martin, Lynn Gillam, Nina Hallowell 12/2016

          Article 

        3. IRB: Ethics & Human Research - Mwangi, Rose1Ndebele, Paul2Mongoven, Ann3 2017

          Journal Background

      3. Cases, statutes and statutory instruments 4 items
      4. Conventions 2 items
        1. European Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine - Council of Europe 1997

          Document  See chapter V, articles 15-18.

      5. Professional ethical guidelines 7 items
        1. The Belmont Report: Ethical principles and guidelines for the protection of human subjects of research - The national commission for the protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioural research 1979

          Document 

      6. News stories 6 items
      7. Online resources 4 items
  12. New books, January 2018 11 items
    1. Medical law & ethics - Shaun D. Pattinson 2017

      Book Essential

    2. Abortion rights : for and against - Kate Greasley 2017

      Book Recommended

    3. Utilitarianism : a very short introduction - Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek 2017

      Book Recommended

  13. Library book purchase requests, October 2018 9 items