Deregulation and Emergency Contraception: A Way Forward for Women's Health Care? [Book Review]

Feminist Legal Studies 9 (3):221-246 (2001)

Abstract
A deregulation of medicines is currently underway in the U.K. and France. Emergency contraception has become available over the counter in pharmacies in both countries. This might constitute a further step in the liberalisation of contraception, something which has always received support from women’s organisations and from women themselves. It also forms part of a current revolution in patient behaviour. This article examines the law governing the deregulation of emergency contraception in the U.K. and France and assesses how far this might serve to empower women to take control of their own reproductive health care provision. It considers some of the British feminist critiques of the limit to patient’s autonomy put forward by Sheldon(1998), Foster (1998), and Murphy (1998)
Keywords Britain  consent  contraception  emergency contraception  France  morning-after pill  patient autonomy  pharmacist  risk disclosure
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DOI 10.1023/A:1012568229244
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