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  1. Life and the Law in the Era of Data-Driven Agency

    Life and the Law in the Era of Data-Driven Agency

    Edited by Mireille Hildebrandt, Kieron O’Hara
    This ground-breaking and timely book explores how big data, artificial intelligence and algorithms are creating new types of agency, and the impact that this is having on our lives and the rule of law. Addressing the issues in a thoughtful, cross-disciplinary manner, leading scholars in law, philosophy, computer science and politics examine the ways in which data-driven agency is transforming democratic practices and the meaning of individual choice. Learn More
    January 2020   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  2. Regulatory Stewardship of Health Research

    Regulatory Stewardship of Health Research

    Edward S. Dove
    This timely book examines the interaction of health research and regulation with law through empirical analysis and the application of key anthropological concepts to reveal the inner workings of human health research. Through ground-breaking empirical inquiry, Regulatory Stewardship of Health Research explores how research ethics committees (RECs) work in practice to both protect research participants and promote ethical research. This thought-provoking book provides a new perspective on the regulation of health research by demonstrating how RECs and other regulatory actors seek to fulfil these two functions by performing a role of ‘regulatory stewardship’. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. Research Handbook on Gender, Sexuality and the Law

    Research Handbook on Gender, Sexuality and the Law

    Edited by Chris Ashford, Alexander Maine
    This innovative and thought-provoking Research Handbook explores not only current debates in the area of gender, sexuality and the law but also points the way for future socio-legal research and scholarship. It presents wide-ranging insights and debates from across the globe, including Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Australia, with contributions from leading scholars and activists alongside exciting emergent voices. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  4. Informed Consent and Health

    Informed Consent and Health

    Edited by Thierry Vansweevelt, Nicola Glover-Thomas
    Informed consent is the legal instrument that purports to protect an individual’s autonomy and defends against medical arbitrariness. This illuminating book investigates our evolving understanding of informed consent from a range of comparative and international perspectives, demonstrating the diversity of its interpretations around the world. Chapters offer a nuanced analysis of the problems that impede the understanding and implementation of the concept of informed consent and explore the contemporary challenges that continue to hinder both the patient and the medical community. Learn More
    April 2020   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  5. The Regulation of Social Media Influencers

    The Regulation of Social Media Influencers

    Edited by Catalina Goanta, Sofia Ranchordás
    In today’s society, the power of someone’s reputation, or influence, has been turned into a job: that of being a social media influencer. This role comes with promises, such as aspirational work, but is rife with challenges, given the controversy that often surrounds influencers. This is the first book on the regulation of social media influencers, that brings together legal, economic and ethical angles to further unveil the implications of influencer marketing. Learn More
    May 2020   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  6. Charity with Chinese Characteristics

    Charity with Chinese Characteristics

    Katja Levy, Knut B. Pissler
    This thought-provoking book explores the functions of charitable foundations in the People's Republic of China. Using both empirical fieldwork and extensive textual analysis, it examines the role of foundations in Chinese society and their relationship with the Chinese government, and provides a new, functional perspective on the role of foundations, complementing mainstream civil society and corporatist perspectives. Learn More
    June 2020   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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