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dc.contributor.authorMiller, Ian
dc.date.issued2016
dc.date.submitted2020-03-18 13:36:15
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T12:38:26Z
dc.date.submitted2016-09-27 23:55
dc.date.submitted2020-03-18 13:36:15
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T12:38:26Z
dc.identifier1000167
dc.identifierOCN: 1051777958
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/29781
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/33289
dc.description.abstractIt is the first monograph-length study of the force-feeding of hunger strikers in English, Irish and Northern Irish prisons. It examines ethical debates that arose throughout the twentieth century when governments authorised the force-feeding of imprisoned suffragettes, Irish republicans and convict prisoners. It also explores the fraught role of prison doctors called upon to perform the procedure. Since the Home Office first authorised force-feeding in 1909, a number of questions have been raised about the procedure. Is force-feeding safe? Can it kill? Are doctors who feed prisoners against their will abandoning the medical ethical norms of their profession? And do state bodies use prison doctors to help tackle political dissidence at times of political crisis?
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBT History: specific events & topics::HBTB Social & cultural history
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::P Mathematics & science::PD Science: general issues::PDX History of science
dc.subject.otherforce-feeding
dc.subject.othernorthern irish prisons
dc.subject.otherhunger strikers
dc.subject.otherirish prisons
dc.subject.otherethics
dc.subject.otherprison doctors
dc.titleChapter 1 Introduction
dc.typechapter
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virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameSpringer Nature
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitehttp://www.springernature.com/oabooks
oapen.relation.isPartOfBookA History of Force Feeding
virtual.oapen_relation_isPartOfBook.dc_titleA History of Force Feeding
oapen.relation.isFundedByWellcome Trust
virtual.oapen_relation_isFundedBy.grantor_nameWellcome Trust
oapen.relation.isFundedByd859fbd3-d884-4090-a0ec-baf821c9abfd
oapen.relation.isbn9783319311135
oapen.collectionWellcome
oapen.imprintPalgrave Macmillan
oapen.pages267
oapen.place.publicationBasingstoke
oapen.grant.number101538
dc.relationisFundedByd859fbd3-d884-4090-a0ec-baf821c9abfd
dc.chapternumber1


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