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  • Compulsory Outpatient Treatment and the Calculus of Human Rights 

    Dawson, John
    This article considers whether it is a breach of human rights principles to treat patients involuntarily under a community treatment order (CTO) regime who do not pose an imminent threat of serious harm to themselves or ...
  • Conclusions and Recommendations 

    Henaghan, Mark
    Genetic testing raises new issues from those involved in other medical contexts, particularly for children. Most of the concerns relevant to minors are prompted by the familial and predictive aspects of genetic information. It ...
  • Contract Law, Contracting and Instrumentalism 

    Connell, Simon
    This essay in an edited book, which the author was invited to contribute, discusses the relationship between contract law and the practice of contracting with reference to John Gava’s critique of John Smillie’s account of ...
  • Credit Union Otago: Prospering in a competitive environment 

    Sibbald, Alexander
    This case study presents an opportunity to identify and discuss operational management stratagies pursued by Credit Union Otago in particular, and the credit union industry in general, in their bid to survive and grow ...
  • Daniel Spoerri's Carnival of Animals 

    Novero, Cecilia
    This essay on Spoerri's series of assemblages titled Carnival of Animals focuses on the artist's use of the carnivalesque in the installation. It argues that this is an effective mechanism to disrupt speciesist forms of ...
  • The digitisation of New Zealand’s research, heritage and culture 

    Stanger, Nigel
    Over the last 25 years, it has become possible to digitise and store an ever-increasing amount and variety of material. New Zealand has been one of the leaders in this area, with early initiatives such as the New Zealand ...
  • Dignity Online and Offline 

    Liddicoat, Joy
    The concept of human rights and the Internet is new. Both the theoretical framework and the practical application of human rights to the Internet and our online lives are not yet clear. The concept that the Internet could ...
  • Disclosure, Confidentiality and Privacy Issues 

    Henaghan, Mark; Deborah, Lawson
    Genetic testing raises new issues from those involved in other medical contexts, particularly for children. Most of the concerns relevant to minors are prompted by the familial and predictive aspects of genetic information. It ...
  • Equality: Old Debates, New Technologies 

    McMillan, John; Snelling, Jeanne
    This chapter discusses the role that equality plays within liberal theory. We show how the concept of treating citizens as equals is integral to the legitimisation of the state and its regulations, including those involving ...
  • Equity and Māori 

    Ruru, Jacinta
    This chapter concerns the impact of trusts law and equitable principles and rules on a number of Māori related issues. In particular, the chapter focuses on the range of unique Māori land trusts that are growing in popularity ...
  • Establishing a Maori Ethical Framework for Genetic Research with Maori 

    Henaghan, Mark; Tipene-Matua, Bevan
    In New Zealand, any research on Mäori health burdens should take steps to minimise harm to Mäori arising out of the research. Researchers are required to minimise harms, which generally fall into four categories: physical; ...
  • Ethical Issues 

    Henaghan, Mark; Wensley, Dana; Davidson, Helen; King, Mike
    The fact that embryos are specifically created for selection in the use of PGD entails their possible rejection. This, rather than the PGD activity itself, is thought by some to be objectionable as it is said to instrumentalise ...
  • Ethical Issues in Insider-Outsider Research 

    Toy-Cronin, Bridgette
    A substantial literature has developed within the humanities and social sciences about ‘insider research.’ This article considers the advantages (including greater access, understanding and rapport) and disadvantages (lack ...
  • Family Finances on Death of a Spouse or Partner 

    Peart, Nicola; Briggs, Margaret; Henaghan, Mark
    On death there is an inevitable tension in succession law between property and family, between testamentary freedom and the deceased’s duty to provide for family members. This paper considers the relationship property ...
  • From glass plate to album: New Hebrides mission photographs in the album of Reverend William Veitch Milne 

    Lubcke, Antje
    Mission photography and missionary photographers have been neglected in histories of the medium in New Zealand, as have photograph albums. The wealth of mission photographs held at the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New ...
  • The Future of Registered Partnerships: New Zealand 

    Briggs, Margaret
    New Zealand law recognises three forms of adult relationships: marriage, registered partnership (referred to in New Zealand as ‘civil union’), and unregistered cohabitation (referred to in New Zealand as ‘de facto ...
  • Genetic Testing and Microarray Technologies 

    Henaghan, Mark; Matthews, Genevieve
    The use of microarrays allows many genetic tests to be done simultaneously on one genetic sample and changes (mutations) to be found that are currently not detected. Microarrays are being used predominantly in the research ...
  • Genetic Testing of Competent Minors 

    Henaghan, Mark; Lawson, Deborah
    Genetic testing raises new issues from those involved in other medical contexts, particularly for children. Most of the concerns relevant to minors are prompted by the familial and predictive aspects of genetic information. It ...