The Clinic and the Court (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
320
Utgivningsdatum
2015-04-30
Förlag
Cambridge University Press
Medarbetare
Kelly, Tobias / Khanna, Akshay
Illustrationer
3 b/w illus.
Volymtitel
The Clinic and the Court: Law, Medicine and Anthropology
Dimensioner
234 x 152 x 19 mm
Vikt
589 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
14:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Case Laminate on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9781107076242
The Clinic and the Court (inbunden)

The Clinic and the Court

Law, Medicine and Anthropology

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Law and medicine can be caught in a tight embrace. They both play a central role in the politics of harm, making decisions regarding what counts as injury and what might be the most suitable forms of redress or remedy. But where do law and medicine converge and diverge in their responses to and understandings of harm and suffering? Using empirical case studies from Europe, the Americas and Africa, The Clinic and the Court brings together leading medical and legal anthropologists to explore this question.
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Ian Harper is a trained medical practitioner and social anthropologist, working at the University of Edinburgh. Tobias Kelly teaches social anthropology at the University of Edinburgh, where his research interests include human rights, political and legal anthropology and modern British cultural history. Akshay Khanna is a research fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.

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1. Introduction Tobias Kelly, Ian Harper and Akshay Khanna; 2. Keeping magical harm invisible: public health, witchcraft and the law in Kyela, Tanzania Rebecca Marsland; 3. Non-human suffering: a humanitarian project Miriam Ticktin; 4. The causes of torture: law, medicine and the assessment of suffering in British asylum claims Tobias Kelly; 5. Trespass, crime, and insanity: the social life of categories Lydie Fialov; 6. Local justice in the allocation of medical certificates during French asylum procedures: from protocols to face-to-face interactions Estelle d'Halluin; 7. Contentious roommates? Spatial constructions of the therapeutic-evidential spectrum in medico-legal work Gethin Rees; 8. The juridical hospital: claiming the right to pharmaceuticals in Brazilian courts Joo Biehl; 9. Courts and the control of TB: quarantine, travel and the question of adherence Ian Harper; 10. Dying to go to court: demanding a legal remedy to end of life uncertainty Naomi Richards; 11. Rehabilitation of paedophiles at the intersection of law and therapy John Borneman; 12. A republic of remedies: psychosocial interventions in post-conflict Guatemala Henrik Ronsbo.