Research handbook on global health law / edited by Gian Luca Burci, Brigit Toebes.

Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Pub., Inc., 2018.
1 online resource (576 pages).
Research handbooks on globalisation and the law.
Research handbooks on globalisation and the law

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This timely Research Handbook provides a critical conceptualization and definition of the growing field of global health law. The Research Handbook forms the first comprehensive study on the treatment of health issues in international legal regimes and explores the role of international law in addressing the most prominent global health challenges. The editors have consciously adopted a holistic approach by including 'soft' norms and informal law-making processes in the Research Handbook's scope to give a realistic account of the normative framework that shapes contemporary global health. Despite following a predominantly legal perspective, the Research Handbook also adopts an interdisciplinary approach by looking at health from a governance perspective and using insights from international relations scholarship in forecasting possible future developments surrounding health law. The Research Handbook features contributions from a team of leading international legal scholars who have experience of approaching the issue of global health from multiple angles. International law scholars who are seeking information on the growing role of health in governance trends will find this Research Handbook to be of great interest. Public health scholars who are researching international legal perspectives on health practice and policy will also find it to be a valuable resource.
Contents: Part I Framing global health law
1. Introduction / Brigit Toebes
2. Global health law and governance: concepts, tools, actors and power / Suerie Moon
Part II International law and health
3. Still getting to know you: global health law and the right to health / John Tobin
4. Hardwired human rights: a health and human rights perspective on global health law / Therese Murphy
5. Health and international trade law / Benn McGrady
6. Health and intellectual property rights / Frederick Abbott
7. Health and international investment law / Chiara Giorgetti
8. Health and international environmental law / Makane M. Mbengue and Susanna Waltman
9. Health and international humanitarian law / Annyssa Bellal and Geneva Call
Part III International regulation of health challenges
10. Communicable disease control / Stefania Negri
11. The recognition and evolution of the HIV and human rights interface: 1981-2017 / Sofia Gruskin and Daniel Tarantola
12. Tobacco control / Suzanne Zhou and Jonathan Liberman
13. Global health law and non-communicable diseases prevention: maximizing opportunities by understanding constraints / Amandine Garde
14. Global health law and obesity: towards a complementary approach of public health and human rights law / Mette Hartley, Katharina O'Cathaoir and Céline Brassart Olsen
15. Harmonization and standardization in global health / Xavier Seuba
Part IV Conclusion
16. Global health law: present and future / Gian Luca Burci
Includes index.
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Edward Elgar Publishing, publisher.
Burci, Gian Luca, editor.
Toebes, Brigit C. A., editor.
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