By Nicolette Priaulx

ISBN-10: 1844721078

ISBN-13: 9781844721078

ISBN-10: 1844721086

ISBN-13: 9781844721085

Offering the 1st entire theoretical engagement with activities for wrongful belief and delivery, The Harm Paradox presents readers with an insightful critique into the strategies of selection, accountability and personhood.



Raising basic questions on the subject of start, abortion, relatives making plans and incapacity, Priaulx demanding situations the law’s reaction that enforced parenthood is a risk free final result and examines the idea that of autonomy, gender and women’s reproductive freedom.



It explores a wealth of questions, including:





  • Can a fit baby caused by negligence in kin making plans strategies represent ‘harm’ sounding in damages, while such a lot of see its delivery as a blessing?

  • Can a being pregnant represent an ‘injury’ whilst many ladies decide upon that very event?

  • Are mom and dad relatively harmed, once they decide to retain their a lot enjoyed yet ‘unwanted child’?

  • Why don’t girls search an abortion if the implications of being pregnant are visible as harmful?


An fascinating and unique contribution to the fields of scientific legislation and ethics, tort legislation and feminist jurisprudence, this can be an exceptional source for either scholars and practitioners.

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