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Special issue of the QUT Law Review: Contemporary Legal and Ethical Challenges in Children’s Health: Reproduction, Technology, Capacity, Medicine and Violence

2018-01-17

Call for submissions: Special issue of the QUT Law Review

Contemporary Legal and Ethical Challenges in Children’s Health: Reproduction, Technology, Capacity, Medicine and Violence

The QUT Law Review is an open access peer-reviewed journal and is currently welcoming submissions for a special issue which will be published in 2018 as Volume 18(2). The General Editor of the QUTLR is Professor Ben Mathews, and the Deputy General Editor is Professor Des Butler.

The Guest Editor for this special issue is Dr Malcolm Smith from the Australian Centre for Health Law Research at QUT. For this special issue, the QUTLR welcomes articles about significant contemporary legal issues in the field of children’s health. This field spans the beginning of life through adolescence. We welcome research adopting diverse methodologies including legal analysis, theoretical or normative analysis, multidisciplinary analysis, bioethical analysis, and empirical analysis, which has the child as the focus of concern. All articles must make a substantial contribution to knowledge.

The submission deadline is 21 May 2018. Articles are blind peer reviewed and must be 5000–8000 words in length, excluding footnotes. The style guide follows the current edition of the Australian Guide to Legal Citation. Further details about the journal and author guidelines are available at the QUT Law Review website: https://lr.law.qut.edu.au. The issue is expected to be published by October 2018.   

To discuss a potential submission, please contact the Guest Editor, Dr Malcolm Smith: mk.smith@qut.edu.au.

Please see here for further information.

 

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