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Lecturing on the Norm of Love in Criminal Justice - 2843912720

586,71 zł

Lecturing on the Norm of Love in Criminal Justice Springer Verlag GmbH

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

This volume is a new chapter in the future history of law. Its general perspective could not be more original and its critical ethical edge on the state of international law could not be timelier. It explores a decent philosophy in the genuine substance of law, criminal procedures, and international criminal justice. It divides law into three interrelated disciplines, i.e. legality, morality and love. The norm love encompasses a mandatory norm. Its goal is to produce a normative and positive, powerful result, therefore avoiding any impurity that may exist in the application of other norms because of political or juridical rules, a one-eyed-justice. The norm love enquires into justice with the principles of legal accountability, transparency and the high moral bare values of humanity. The notion of justice cannot be trusted in the absence of love norm. It indicates the conditions of its efficiency by proving its reasons of existence for fairness, objectivity, concern of all individuals and entities. The norm love should be the basic reason for teaching law in all faculties of law.A lawyer with the knowledge of law is not a lawyer if he cannot understand that the law does not look for a lawyer with the knowledge of its provisions for incomes, but one with the knowledge of its essence for the maturity of morality of justice and for the bare reason of love for justice. This book recognises that the norm love comprises one of the most essential cornerstones of criminal law, procedures and international criminal justice. The value of the norm is beyond legal and moral norms. It is derived from human reason for his advancement, and securing of natural rights. The book suggests that we have to use the norm of love to prevent serious conflicts before we attempt to face atrocities against humanity. Appropriate human rights law, criminal procedures and international criminal law would never have been possible if good deeds had not been given priority. Learning the legal capacity of love norm in the volume is imperative to every single individual who faces law, politics, justice, injustice and the essential value of human dignity. The work, 1. Suggests fresh perspectives in international criminal law and is exceedingly original2. Offers the norm of love as the common ground that is accessible by any culture in order to resist injustice3. Illustrates the force of love in advancing transformative ethical and political argument4. Criticizes other approaches to law, but always from its own original ethical and psychological perspective5. Presents a well-argued and compelling restoration for successive criminal procedures

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Choosing Life, Choosing Death - 2850425711

169,24 zł

Choosing Life, Choosing Death Hart Publishing

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Autonomy is a vital principle in medical law and ethics. It occupies a prominent place in all medico-legal and ethical debate. But there is a dangerous presumption that it should have the only vote, or at least the casting vote. This book is an assault on that presumption, and an audit of autonomy's extraordinary status. This book surveys the main issues in medical law, noting in relation to each issue the power wielded by autonomy, asking whether that power can be justified, and suggesting how other principles can and should contribute to the law. It concludes that autonomy's status cannot be intellectually or ethically justified, and that positive discrimination in favour of the other balancing principles is urgently needed in order to avoid some sinister results. 'This book is a sustained attack on the hegemony of the idea of autonomy in medical ethics and law. Charles Foster is no respecter of authority, whether of university professors or of law Lords. He grabs his readers by their lapels and shakes sense into them through a combination of no-nonsense rhetoric and subtle argument that is difficult to resist.' Tony Hope, Professor of Medical Ethics, Oxford University 'This book is unlikely to be in pristine state by the time you have finished reading it. Whether that is because you have thrown it in the air in celebration or thrown it across the room in frustration will depend on your perspective. But this book cannot leave you cold. It is a powerful polemic on the dominance of autonomy in medical law, which demands a reaction. Charles Foster sets out a powerful case that academic medical lawyers have elevated autonomy to a status it does not deserve in either ethical or legal terms. In a highly engaging, accessible account, he challenges many of the views which have become orthodox within the academic community. This will be a book which demands and will attract considerable debate.' Jonathan Herring, Exeter College, Oxford University 'This is a learned, lively and thought-provoking discussion of problems central to the courts' approach to ethical issues in medical law. What principles are involved? More significantly, which really underlie and inform the process of seeking justice in difficult cases? Charles Foster persuasively argues, and demonstrates, that respect for autonomy is but one of a number of ethical principles which interact and may conflict. He also addresses the sensitive issue of the extent to which thoughts and factors which go to influence legal decisions may not appear in the judgments.' Adrian Whitfield QC. 'Introducing the Jake La Motta of medical ethics. Foster is an academic street-fighter who has bloodied his hands in the court room. He provides a stinging, relentless, ground attack on the Goliath of medical ethics: the central place of autonomy in liberal medical ethics. This is now the first port of call for those who feel that medical ethics has become autonomized.' Julian Savulescu, Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics, University of Oxford. "This important book offers a robust challenge to anyone, whether lawyer or 'ethicist', who sees respect for autonomy as the only game in town. It argues eloquently and effectively that, on the one hand, despite the reverence paid to it by judges, in practice the law, even in the context of consent, weaves together a number of moral threads of which autonomy is merely one, in the pursuit of a good decision. It argues on the other hand, that were the day-to-day practice of law to be guided primarily by respect for autonomy, this would be wrong. Foster concludes that whilst, 'any society that does not have laws robustly protecting autonomy is an unsafe and unhappy one', so too would be a society in which too much emphasis was placed on respect for autonomy at the expense of other important moral principles. This is essential reading for anyone interested in the role of autonomy and indeed of medical ethics, in the law." Michael Parker, Professor of Bioethics, University of Oxford

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International Social Work - 2826757134

200,93 zł

International Social Work Oxford University Press

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

International Social Work: Professional Action in an Interdependent World is a comprehensive introduction that places social work history, practice, policy, and education within an international perspective. Two main themes-- global interdependence and professional action-- are emphasized in this complete examination of an increasingly global profession. The author provides a four-part definition of international social work; emphasizing competence for professional action in international aspects of domestic practice and policy; professional exchange; international development practice; and policy formulation and advocacy at the global level. The economic, cultural, environmental, and social welfare implications of global interdependence are addressed through a discussion of resource utilization, poverty, structural adjustment and the debt crisis, migration, HIV/AIDS, and the rights of women and children. A chapter on value and ethical dilemmas considers how context influences the ways in which social issues are approached, and case examples from Asia, Africa, Europe, South America, and the Caribbean are used throughout the book to illustrate concepts.The text concludes with an exploration of universal concepts for social work around the world, including social development, human rights, multiculturalism, social exclusion, sustainability, and security. From direct service to policy and administration, International Social Work: Professional Action in an Interdependent World provides a thorough overview of the international dimensions of social work practice. It is an essential text for all social work students and practitioners and provides a sound foundation for future academic and career exploration in international social work.

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