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Rights to Assisted Dying

Penney Lewis

in Assisted Dying and Legal Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212873
eISBN:
9780191707063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212873.003.2
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Medical Law

There have been unsuccessful attempts to use constitutionally entrenched rights claims to challenge criminal prohibitions on assisted suicide in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. ... More


Plural Autonomy – Force, Endorsement and Cultural Diversity

Monica Mookherjee

in Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632794
eISBN:
9780748652556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632794.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the issues of plural autonomy and cultural diversity, focusing on the British debate on forced marriage. It argues in defence of universal normative commitment to individual ... More


The Right to Autonomy

Kai Möller

in The Global Model of Constitutional Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664603
eISBN:
9780191745751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664603.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter defends the idea of a general right to autonomy. It demonstrates that it is coherent to accept rights to whatever is in the interest of the autonomy of a person, including socio-economic ... More


Unveiling Mediation and Autonomy – Women's Rights as Citizenship and Reciprocity

Monica Mookherjee

in Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632794
eISBN:
9780748652556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632794.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter expresses support for the concept of conceiving women's rights as multicultural claims by highlights the issues of rights to mediation and autonomy and the presumption for educational ... More


The Right to Bodily Autonomy and the Abortion Controversy

Anita M. Superson

in Autonomy, Oppression, and Gender

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199969104
eISBN:
9780190225711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969104.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In her influential paper on abortion, Judith Thomson invokes but does not defend the right to bodily autonomy to draw fairly liberal conclusions about abortion. This chapter uses this as a ... More


Who Has the Right to Choose My Sex and Genitalia?

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the legal and medical doctrine of informed consent and whether it adequately protects the rights of children born with an intersex condition. It also considers legal approaches ... More


2 Who Has the Right to Choose My Sex and Genitalia?

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the legal and medical doctrine of informed consent and whether it adequately protects the rights of children born with an intersex condition. It also considers legal approaches ... More


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