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World Association for Medical Law

Medicine and Law is an international publication
dealing with medico legal issues. It consists of original articles, court
decisions, and legislation on: Medical Law, forensic medicine, sexology and
law, psychiatry and law, psychology and law, dentistry and law, nursing law,
pharmaceutical law, medical ethics, clinical criminology, drugs, alcohol, child
abuse, medical experimentation, genetic engineering, organ transplantation,
abortion, contraception, sterilization, euthanasia, religion, AIDS, etc.

The journal (Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Roy Beran) has been
in publication since 1980 and has been recognized by the renowned Kennedy
Institute of Ethics as a “priority journal”.

The Journal accepts electronic submissions at [email protected]
All submissions must include abstract and keywords.

Information for authors can be found at http://wafml.memberlodge.org/sys/website/?pageId=1841471

The membership fee for The World Association for Medical
Law includes a free subscription to the Electronic version of the Journal and
access to previous issues (See: Members-only/Medicine and Law Journal). 

You can purchase access to the journal

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Introduction to Sociology/Society – Wikibooks, open books for an open world

As a pastoralist society, the Maasai way of life revolves around their livestock. They often times will travel hundreds of miles of semi-arid and arid terrain of Kenya and Tanzania in search of grazing lands and watering holes for their cattle. The cows are invaluable in providing a constant source of protein in the form of meat, blood, and milk, but also supplying the dried dung for constructing their semi-temporary huts. Considering the importance of cattle in their society, a Maasai male’s amount of wealth as well as his allotment of wives are usually determined by the number of cattle he possesses. The Maasai people are a society reminiscent of a way of life long before the Industrial Revolution and the current post-industrial period where technology has become a global norm. However, the Maasai pastoralist traditions have managed to endure in the midst of extreme social change. How have they
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Society – New World Encyclopedia

A social network diagram

A society is a grouping of individuals, which is characterized by common interest and may have distinctive culture and institutions. A “society” may refer to a particular ethnic group, such as the Nuer, to a nation state, such as Switzerland, or to a broader cultural group, such as Western society. An organized group of people associated together for religious, benevolent, cultural, scientific, political, patriotic, or other purposes may also be considered a society.

Human beings are essentially social creatures, with the desire and need to be in close contact with others. Beginning with the family, human life is one of interdependence and sharing of physical, mental, and spiritual items. While conflict both within and between societies has been the dominant feature of human history, all societies strive to maintain harmony within (to ensure the happiness and safety of their members) and, at least in more

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