Biotechnologies and International Human Rights

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Februar 2007



This book follows and complements the previous volume Biotechnology and International Law (Hart 2006) bringing a specific focus on human rights.


Part I. Overview and Cross-cutting Issues 1. Genetic Resources, Biotechnology and Human Rights: The International Legal Framework F Francioni 2. State Responsibility for Violations of Basic Principles of Bioethics P-M Dupuy Part II. Bioethics and Human Genetics 3. Ethical Pluralism and the Regulation of Modern Biotechnology R Brownsword 4. Consolidating Bio-rights in Europe S Millns 5. UNESCO Standard-setting Activities on Bioethics: Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick A Yusuf 6. The Normative Spectrum of an Ethically-inspired Legal Instrument : The 2005 Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights H Boussard Part III. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 7. Agricultural Biotechnology and the Right to Food K Mechlem and T Raney 8. A Case Study of the European Union's Regulation of GMOs: Environment, Health, Consumer Rights and Economic Freedom E Righini 9. Biogenetic Resources and Indigenous Peoples' Rights F Lenzerini Part IV. Intellectual Property Rights and Trade Issues 10. Biotechnology, Human Rights and International Economic Law E-U Petersmann 11. Genetic Engineering, Trade and Human Rights T Cottier 12. Patents, Biotechnology and Human Rights: The Preservation of Biodiverse Resources for Future Generations F Abbott Part V. Participatory Rights and Remedies 13. Citizens' Rights and Participation in the Regulation of Biotechnology D Galligan Part VI. International Humanitarian Law 14. Offensive Military Applications of Biotechnologies: Loopholes in the Law? L Vierucci


Francesco Francioni is Professor of International Law at the EUI, Florence and the University of Siena.


important and useful collection of essaysthis volume makes a singular contribution towards...transformation of the conventional ways of doing jurisprudence and political theory.Upendra BaxiLaw and Politics Book ReviewVol 18, No 2Although, the book covers a number of diverse topics, it can be read either article by article or from cover to cover depending on the reader's interests...offers a valuable insight for newcomers to the biotech debate but also appeals to those well versed in the area as it offers a human rights approach to biotechnology in much greater depth than most other books on the market...it can be said that there is something for everyone in this book. It is a stimulating read which provides some guiding principle for further studies and research and can warmly be recommended to anyone interested in the subject.Amina AgovicSCRIPTed5:2, Aug 08the volume in general is highly valuable as an overview of debates on the interface between human rights and biotechnology. Also, the tables on diverse legislations and international instruments and the index included by the editors, are extremely helpful.Marcus DuwellNetherlands Research School for Practical Philosophy, Utrecht UniversityNetherlands Quarterly of Human Rights Vol. 27/3
EAN: 9781841137032
ISBN: 1841137030
Untertitel: HC gerader Rücken mit Schutzumschlag. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Hart Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2007
Seitenanzahl: 440 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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