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Beers, Britta van

Symbolic Legislation Theory and Developments in Biolaw

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Symbolic Dimensions of Biolaw
Lonneke Poort, Britta Beers, Bart Klink

Part I. Symbolic Legislation: The Symbolic Quality of Law

2. Symbolic Legislation: An Essentially Political Concept
Bart Klink

3. The Emerging Interactionist Paradigm and the Ideals of Democracy and Rule of Law
Wibren Burg

4. How Law Matters: Sociological Reflections on the Symbolic Dimension of Legislation
Rob Schwitters

5. The Tension Between the Functions of Law: Ending Conflict Versus Dynamics
Lonneke Poort

6. Symbolic Legislation and Authority
Oliver W. Lembcke

7. On Legal Symbolism in Symbolic Legislation: A Systems Theoretical Perspective
Jiří Přibáň

Part II. Symbolic Approaches to Biolaw: Biolaw as a Symbolic Order

8. The Law and the Symbolic Value of the Body
Jonathan Herring

9. Revisionist Versus Broad Bioethics and Biolaw
Herman Dijn

10. Bioeconomy, Moral Friction and Symbolic Law
Klaus Hoeyer

11. From Winged Lions to Frozen Embryos, Neomorts and Human-Animal Cybrids: The Functions of Law in the Symbolic Mediation of Biomedical Hybrids
Britta Beers

12. The Symbolic Meaning of Legal Subjectivity
Dorien Pessers

Part III. Legislative Strategies: Regulating Biomedical Developments from a Symbolic Perspective

13. The Natural, the Informational, the Claimable? Human Body Material in US and European Patent Law
Sigrid Sterckx, Julian Cockbain

14. Material Uncertainty: Nanomaterials, Regulation and Symbolic Legislation
Robert G. Lee, Elen Stokes

15. The Democratic Legitimacy of Interactive Legislation of the European Union Concerning Human Embryo Research
Nicolle Zeegers

16. Changing Expectations of Experts: The Symbolic Role of Ethics Committees
Lonneke Poort, Bernice Bovenkerk

17. Law as a Symbolic Order: Some Concluding Remarks
Britta Beers, Bart Klink, Lonneke Poort

Keywords: Law, Theories of Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History, Biological Techniques, Philosophy of Law, Political Science, Ethics

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Legisprudence Library
Categories
Upbringing, Education
 
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319333656
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-33363-2

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