Kent University AgencyKent University company Kent Law SchoolCentreLGS home
Research Centre for Law Gender and Sexuality
Kent University
  login forum Useful Links Contact
genderUniversitylaw on sexualityequalityKent University UK
University of Kent
Canterbury University
gender and the law
Kent University
Kent University
Research Centre for Law Gender and Sexuality
News and Events
Centre Management
Training and Development
AHRC Kent University

CentreLGS Publications

Healthcare & Bioethics


Fletcher, Ruth  2008 Reproductive Justice and Article 40.3.3” in J Schweppe (ed) The Unborn  Child, Article 40 3 3 and Abortion in Ireland: 25 years of Protection? (Liffey Press, October 2008) pp. 319-348
2007 Review of Tamara Hervey and Jean McHale, Health Law and the European Union", Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 13/5 European Law Journal 688-689
2006 ‘Reproductive Consumption’, 7(1) Feminist Theory 27-48
2006 Reproducing Irishness: Race, Gender and Abortion Law"  Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 17(2) 365-403 
2005 "Abortion Needs or Abortion Rights? Claiming State Accountability for Women"s Reproductive Welfare" 13/1, Feminist Legal Studies 
Fletcher, Ruth & Fox, Marie 2008 Guest Editor of “Theorising Legal Embodiment” Special issue 16 (3) Medical Law Review 321-457 
Fletcher, Ruth; Fox, Marie & McCandless, Julie 2008 "Legal Embodiment: Analysing the Body of HealthCare Law" Medical Law Review. 16 (3) (321-457)
Fox, Marie  2007 Clinical Research and Patients: The Legal Perspective in J. Tingle and A, Cribb (eds) Nursing Law and Ethics 3rd edition pp. 274-309
2006 “Exposing Harm: The Erasure of Animal Bodies in Health Care Law” in S. McLean (ed) First Do No Harm: Law, Ethics and Healthcare, Aldershot: Ashgate pp. 543-61
2005 "Reconfiguring the Animal/Human Boundary: the impact of xeno technologies" Liverpool Law Review
2004 Re-thinking Kinship: Law"s Construction of the Animal Body", 57 Current Legal Problems 469-93
Fox, Marie & Thomson, Michael 2009 “Foreskin is a Feminist Issue”  24 Australian Feminist Studies 195-210
2008 ‘Older minors and circumcision:Questioning the limits of religious actions’ Medical Law International, 9, 283-310.
2008 “Sexing the Cherry: Fixing Masculinity” in N. Sullivan and S. Murray (eds) Queer(ing) Somatechnics: Critical Engagements with Bodily (Trans) Formations, Ashgate
2008 Reconsidering "best interests": Male circumcision and the rights of the child", in M. Milos (ed), Circumcision and Human Rights, Springer, 15 - 31.
2005 "A Covenant with the Status Quo?: The New BMA Guidance on Male Circumcision" Journal of Medical Ethics
2005 Cutting It: Surgical Intervention and the Sexing of Children", in: 12 Cardozo Journal of Gender & Law 82-97
2005 "Short changed?: The Law and Ethics of Male Circumcision" International Journal of Children"s Rights 13 (2005) 157-177 [republished in: M. Freeman (ed) Children"s Health and Children" Rights Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 161-181]
Fox, Marie; McHale Jean; Michael Gunn & Stephen Wilkinson 2007 Health Care Law: Text, Cases and Materials 2007 2nd edition, London: Sweet & Maxwell 1204,  xxxvi pages
Fox, Marie; Williamson Laura &  McLean Sheila 2007 The Regulation of Xenotransplantation in the United Kingdom after UKIXIRA: Legal and Ethical lssues, 4 Journal of Law and society 441-464
Horsey, Kirsty & Biggs, Hazel  2006 ‘Unconsidered inconsistencies: parenthood and assisted reproduction’ in Horsey, Kirsty and Biggs, Hazel (co-editors) Human Fertilisation and Embryology: Reproducing Regulation (Routledge-Cavendish) 2006; 155-180 
Jacob, Marie-Andree 2009 Disciplinary Exchange on Organ Swaps" in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues, ed. Michael Freeman, Oxford University Press
Jenkins, Suzanne  2009 Regulating Autonomy: Sex, Reproduction and Family, chapter two: Exploitation: The Role of Law in Regulating Prostitution, Cambridge socio-legal group  
MacKenzie, Robin 2008 “Queering Spinoza’s Somatechnics: Stem Cells and Strategic Sacralisation”,in N. Sullivan and S. Murray (eds) Queer(ing) Somatechnics: Critical Engagements with Bodily (Trans) Formations, Ashgate
2008 “Synthetic Biology and [Re]-productive Liberties: Biosecurity, Biosecrecy and Regulating New Technologies with the Future in Mind”in M. Freeman (ed) Law and Bioethics: Current Legal Issues, OUP
2008 "Understandings of Embodiment & Medico-Lega Taxonomies: Elective Amputation, Enhancement, Functional Somatic Syndromes and Transableism " 16 (3) Medical Law Review
2007 “Regulating Human Reproductive Tissue: Strategic Sacralisation and Semantic Massage” (2007) 15 Health Care Analysis 305-319.
2007 “Addiction in Public Health and Criminal Justice System Governance:Neuroscience, Enhancement and Happiness Research” (2006)2  Genomics, Society and Policy 92-109was republished in 2007 in an edited collection entitled Criminal Justice System, published by the ICFAI (Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India).
2006 ‘Addiction in Public Health and Criminal Justice System Governance: Neuroscience, Enhancement and Happiness Research’ 2 Genomics, Society and Policy 92-109. 
2006 ‘End of Life Decision Making, Policy and the Criminal Justice System: Untrained Carers Assuming Responsibility (UCARes) and Their Uncertain Legal Liabilities’ 2 Genomics, Society and Policy 118-128. Co-authored with Hazel Biggs.
2006 ‘Transableism, Disability and Paternalism in Public Health Ethics: Taxonomies, Identity Disorders and Persistent Unexplained Physical Symptoms’. Co-authored with Stephen Cox. International Journal of Law in Context 2 363-75.
2006 ‘Beyond Genetic and Gestational Dualities: Surrogacy Agreements, Legal Parenthood and Choice in Family Formation’. In K. Horsey and H. Biggs, eds. Reproducing Regulation: Reforming the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990. London: Glasshouse, 2006, at 233-265.
2005 ‘Reprogenetics and Pharmacogenetics: In Whose Best Interests? 24(2005) Medicine and Law 343-354. 
2004 ‘Body Lore and Laws’ 12(2004) Medical Law Review 331-337.
2004 "Reprogenetics and Pharmacogenetics: In Whose Best Interests?" Published proceedings of World Association of Medicine and Law,  Sydney, Australia. WAML
MacKenzie, Robin & Biggs, Hazel 2006 ‘End of Life Decision Making, Policy and the Criminal Justice System: Untrained Carers Assuming Responsibility (UCARes) and Their Uncertain Legal Liabilities’, Genomics, Society and Policy 2 118-128.
McCandless, Julie 2005 ‘Recognising Family Diversity: the Boundaries of Re G’, 13/3 Feminist Legal Studies  323-336
McGuinness, Sheelagh  2008 ‘Best Interests and Pragmatism,’ Health Care Analysis 16:3, 208-18. 
2008 ‘Research Ethics Committees: The Role of Ethics in a Regulatory Body,” Journal of Medical Ethics 34: 9, 695-700
McGuinness, Sheelagh &  Brazier, Margaret  2008 ‘Respecting the Living Means Respecting the Dead Too,’ Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 28:2, 297-316
McGuinness, Sheelagh & Alghrani, Amel   2008  ‘Gender and Parenthood: The Case for Realignment,’ Medical Law Review 16:2, 261-283
Phillips, Oliver 2008 "HIV and the Challenge to Scientific Method in South Africa" in Public Service Review: International Development  
2004 “(Dis)Continuities of Custom in Zimbabwe and South Africa: The Implications for Gendered and Sexual Rights”, Health and Human Rights: An International Journal Vol. 7, no.2; Harvard School of Public Health, 82-113
2004 “The Invisible Presence of Homosexuality: Implications for HIV/AIDS and Rights in Southern Africa” in Kalipeni, E., Craddock, S., Oppong, J.R., and Ghosh, J. (eds) HIV/AIDS in Africa: Beyond Epidemiology Blackwell Publishing: Oxford, pp 155-166
Priaulx, Nicky 2007 The Harm Paradox: Tort Law and the Unwanted Child in an Era of Choice  London: Routledge-Cavendish
2006 “Rethinking the "Foetal Abnormality" Ground in Abortion Law”, Horsey & Biggs (eds), Human Fertilisation and Embryology: Reproducing Regulation  Routledge-Cavendish.
2006 Beyond Stork Delivery: From Injury to Autonomy in Reconceptualising ‘Harm’ in Wrongful Pregnancy", in A. Sarat and P. Ewick (eds),  38 Studies in Law, Politics & Society 105-149
2005 "Health, Disability & Parental Interests: Adopting a Contextual Approach in the Reproductive Torts", 12(3) European Journal of Health Law
2005 "Damages for the "Unwanted" Child: Time for a Rethink?", 73 Medico-Legal Journal 152
Rogers, Christine 2008 Sex talk: parenting children with learning disabilities" in British Academy of Childhood Disability (BACD) Newsletter Spring, issue 13.
Sheldon, Sally 2007 ‘Unmarried Fathers and British Citizenship: the Nationality, immigration and Asylum Act  and British Nationality (proof of paternity) regulations   Child and Family Law Quarterly
2006  ‘Reproductive Choice: Men’s Freedom and Women’s Responsibility?’ in Pedain, A. and Spencer, J. (eds) Freedom and Responsibility in Reproductive Choice, Oxford: Hart  175-95.
2005 "Fragmenting Fatherhood: The Regulation of Reproductive Technologies" 68(4) Modern Law Review 523-553
2005 "Natallie Evans" Case: Some Lessons for the Parliamentary Review of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act (1990)?" 
2004 "Evans v Amicus Health Care: Revealing Cracks in the "Twin Pillars"?" Child and Family Law Quarterly 437-52
2004 "Gender Equality and Reproductive Decision Making" 12(3) Feminist Legal Studies 303-16
Thomson, Michael 2006 "Masculinity, Reproductivity and Law", Ethics, Law and Society, J. Gunning and S. Holm (eds) Aldershot: Ashgate 
2005 "Viagra Nation: Sex and the Prescribing of Familial Masculinity" Law, Culture and the Humanities
2005 Masculinity, Reproductivity and Law, Ethics, Law and Society, J. Gunning and S. Holm eds (2005) Aldershot: Ashgate
2004 "Reproductivity, the Workplace and Gendering of the Body (Politic)", 14 Law and Literature 565-594
Thomson, Michael & Peel, Elizabeth  2008 LGBTQ Health Psychologies: Charting the terrain" Special Journal Issue of Feminism and Psychology
Weait, Matthew 2005 "Harm, Consent and the Limits of Privacy", Feminist Legal Studies 
2005 "HIV transmission and the criminal law" African HIV Policy Network
Newsletter, Issue 6 Vol 3, No 1
2005 "Non-disclosure of HIV status and the criminal law", Positively Women
(April/May/June 2005)
2005 "The Sexual Transmission of HIV: R v Dica", Modern Law Review Vol 68(1), 121-134
2005 C.F. Stychin, Governing Sexuality: The Changing Politics of Citizenship and Law Reform Oxford, Hart Publishing British Journal of Sociology 56 322-323
2004 "Dica: Knowledge, Consent and the Transmission of HIV", New Law Journal 826-827
Weait, Matthew & Azad, Yusef 2005 "The Criminalisation of HIV Transmission in England and Wales: Questions of Law and Policy", HIV/AIDS Law and Policy Journal 
Wilkinson, Stephen 2008 "Sexism, Sex Selection and Family Balancing" in 16 (3) Medical Law Review
2006 Eugenics, Embryo Selection, and the Equal Value Principle", Clinical Ethics, 1, pp.26-51
2005 Separating Conjoined Twins: disability, ontology, and moral status", in: Benatar, D (ed), Cutting to the Core: the ethics of contested surgeries (Evanston, IL: Rowman & Littlefield), pp.113-126 


Law school Kent University

In this section:

Research Clusters:
Key Concepts and Methods
Healthcare & Bioethics

Law & Culture
Governance & Regulation

Key Concepts and Methods
Healthcare & Bioethics
Law & Culture
Governance & Regulation

Members Research Interests:
Key concepts and methods
Healthcare and Bioethics
Law & Culture
Governance and Regulation

Kent Universitylaw gender
UK Kent University
Kent University
gender law  
 Copyright © CLGS 2004 • Design: Artwyse

CentreLGS Home supported by the arts and humanities research board
sexuality and the law
Law School Kent University
Kent University
Kent University law department