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Published: 18 August 2015

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198727989

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Being and Owning

The Body, Bodily Material, and the Law

Jesse Wall

  • A comprehensive analysis of ownership, property, self-ownership, and bodily integrity
  • Provides a critical assessment of recent judicial reasoning in key property cases involving bodily material
  • Develops a novel recommendation for how the existing legal problem of ownership of the body and bodily material should be addressed
  • Surveys the landmark legal disputes and key legal issues that have arisen in common law jurisdictions

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