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Confiscating Live Body Parts

Cécile Fabre

in Whose Body is it Anyway?: Justice and the Integrity of the Person

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199289998
eISBN:
9780191603556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199289999.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that the duty of assistance includes a duty to make some of one’s body parts available, before death, to those who need them. It claims that however demanding such duty may seem ... More


A Feminist, Kantian Conception of the Right to Bodily Integrity: The Cases of Abortion and Homosexuality

Helga Varden

in Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855469
eISBN:
9780199932788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855469.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Pregnant women and persons engaging in homosexual practices compose two groups that have been and still are among those most severely subjected to coercive restrictions regarding their own bodies. ... More


A Rights‐Based Theory of Justice

Cécile Fabre

in Whose Body is it Anyway?: Justice and the Integrity of the Person

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199289998
eISBN:
9780191603556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199289999.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter sets out the theory of justice which underpins the book’s central claims. It argues that all human beings have a fundamental interest in living a minimally flourishing life of which ... More


Confiscating Cadaveric Organs

Cécile Fabre

in Whose Body is it Anyway?: Justice and the Integrity of the Person

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199289998
eISBN:
9780191603556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199289999.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that the duty of assistance outlined in Chapter 1 includes a duty to make one’s organs available upon death to those who need them. It reviews analogies and disanalogies between ... More


Transplantation and Rights over Our Bodies

T. M. Wilkinson

in Ethics and the Acquisition of Organs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199607860
eISBN:
9780191731747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607860.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The purpose of this chapter is to give an account of the body rights that are relevant to transplantation. The chapter first explains the idea of moral rights. It then argues that we have rights of ... More


Being and Owning: The Body, Bodily Material, and the Law

Jesse Wall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198727989
eISBN:
9780191794285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727989.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

When part of a person’s body is separated from them, or when a person dies, it is unclear what legal status the item of bodily material ought to obtain. This book develops a way for the law to ... More


Unity in Diversity: the History of Personality Rights in Scots Law

John Blackie

in Rights of Personality in Scots Law: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860271
eISBN:
9781474406253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860271.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 2 explores the doctrinal history of personality rights in Scotland, knowledge of which is essential to an understanding of the present law. The Roman delict of iniuria (which protected one’s ... More


The Limits of Property Law

Jesse Wall

in Being and Owning: The Body, Bodily Material, and the Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198727989
eISBN:
9780191794285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727989.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter aims to identify the particular structure of rights and duties that ought to apply to the use and storage of bodily material. This requires an assessment of whether the rights that arise ... More


Bodily Integrity and Its Exclusions

Elizabeth S. Anker

in Fictions of Dignity: Embodying Human Rights in World Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451362
eISBN:
9780801465635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451362.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how human rights discourses and norms ostracize others—along with those lives seen to exemplify them—from the purview of full personhood. In particular, it explains how anxiety ... More


Women’s Rights and the Lure of Self-Determination in Nawal El Saadawi’s Woman at Point Zero

Elizabeth S. Anker

in Fictions of Dignity: Embodying Human Rights in World Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451362
eISBN:
9780801465635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451362.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Nawal El Saadawi's Woman at Point Zero to highlight the fragile status of women's rights as well as the discordant relationship between the individual and the ... More


The Concept of Property Law

Jesse Wall

in Being and Owning: The Body, Bodily Material, and the Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198727989
eISBN:
9780191794285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727989.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter aims to identify two ‘conceptual’ features of property rights and then consider how these features align with the right to bodily integrity. Property rights enable the rights-holder to ... More


Fictions of Dignity: Embodying Human Rights in World Literature

Elizabeth S. Anker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451362
eISBN:
9780801465635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451362.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Over the past fifty years, debates about human rights have assumed an increasingly prominent place in postcolonial literature and theory. Writers from Salman Rushdie to Nawal El Saadawi have used the ... More


Domestic Violence Shelters: Protecting Bodily Integrity

Daphne Spain

in Constructive Feminism: Women's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453199
eISBN:
9781501704130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453199.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter looks at how domestic violence shelters have become bases of political thought and action; by providing physical spaces for safety and support, these shelters have defied one of the most ... More


Introduction

Carolyn J. Dean

in The Frail Social Body: Pornography, Homosexuality, and Other Fantasies in Interwar France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219953
eISBN:
9780520923485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219953.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book analyzes how interwar cultural critics in France reconstructed the meaning of bodily integrity through the elaboration of fantasies about the body-violating qualities of pornography and ... More


Integrity

Candida R. Moss

in Divine Bodies: Resurrecting Perfection in the New Testament and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179767
eISBN:
9780300187632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179767.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter uses amputation and Jesus’s instruction to amputate one’s own appendages to discuss the question of bodily integrity as it relates to the resurrection. It examines the evidence for ... More


The Structure of Property Law

Jesse Wall

in Being and Owning: The Body, Bodily Material, and the Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198727989
eISBN:
9780191794285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727989.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter aims to identify the ‘structural’ (or ‘doctrinal’) features of property law, compare these features with other branches of law, and consider how these features have been applied to the ... More


Working at the Borders of Liberalism

Geraldine Pratt

in Working Feminism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615698
eISBN:
9780748671243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615698.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines how the Philippine Women's Centre deploys the language of rights in practice. It traces how certain boundaries naturalise domestic workers' unequal access to rights and ... More


Don’t Crash into Mick Jagger When He Is Driving His Rolls Royce: Liability in Damages for Economic Loss Consequent upon a Personal Injury

James Penner

in Civil Wrongs and Justice in Private Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190865269
eISBN:
9780190865290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865269.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter deals with damages in the context of tort law. In this case, the greater the loss, the larger the damages award. The chapter examines this fundamental commitment. It argues that it is ... More


Lex Aquilia II

Reinhard Zimmermann

in The Law of Obligations: Roman Foundations of the Civilian Tradition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764267
eISBN:
9780191695247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764267.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter continues the analysis of the lex Aquilia from the previous chapter. The first section examines the statutory definition of the delict as iniuria. The second section deals with the ... More


The Frail Social Body: Pornography, Homosexuality, and Other Fantasies in Interwar France

Carolyn Dean

Kai-Wing Chow (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219953
eISBN:
9780520923485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219953.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Amid the national shame and subjugation following World War I in France, cultural critics there—journalists, novelists, doctors, and legislators, among others—worked to rehabilitate what was ... More


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