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Symbolic Legislation Theory and Developments in Biolaw

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction: Symbolic Dimensions of Biolaw
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    Chapter 2 Symbolic Legislation: An Essentially Political Concept
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    Chapter 3 The Emerging Interactionist Paradigm and the Ideals of Democracy and Rule of Law
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    Chapter 4 How Law Matters: Sociological Reflections on the Symbolic Dimension of Legislation
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    Chapter 5 The Tension Between the Functions of Law: Ending Conflict Versus Dynamics
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    Chapter 6 Symbolic Legislation and Authority
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    Chapter 7 On Legal Symbolism in Symbolic Legislation: A Systems Theoretical Perspective
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    Chapter 8 The Law and the Symbolic Value of the Body
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    Chapter 9 Revisionist Versus Broad Bioethics and Biolaw
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    Chapter 10 Bioeconomy, Moral Friction and Symbolic Law
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    Chapter 11 From Winged Lions to Frozen Embryos, Neomorts and Human-Animal Cybrids: The Functions of Law in the Symbolic Mediation of Biomedical Hybrids
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    Chapter 12 The Symbolic Meaning of Legal Subjectivity
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    Chapter 13 The Natural, the Informational, the Claimable? Human Body Material in US and European Patent Law
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    Chapter 14 Material Uncertainty: Nanomaterials, Regulation and Symbolic Legislation
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    Chapter 15 The Democratic Legitimacy of Interactive Legislation of the European Union Concerning Human Embryo Research
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    Chapter 16 Changing Expectations of Experts: The Symbolic Role of Ethics Committees
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    Chapter 17 Law as a Symbolic Order: Some Concluding Remarks
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Symbolic Legislation Theory and Developments in Biolaw
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Springer International Publishing, January 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-33365-6
978-3-31-933363-2, 978-3-31-933365-6

Bart van Klink, Britta van Beers, Lonneke Poort

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 3 33%
Student > Bachelor 3 33%
Lecturer 1 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 11%
Unknown 1 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 3 33%
Psychology 1 11%
Immunology and Microbiology 1 11%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1 11%
Computer Science 1 11%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 2 22%