Regulating Assisted Reproduction in Canada, Switzerland, and the USA: Comparing the Judicialization of Policy-making.
Article [Accepted Manuscript]
Is part ofJournal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice ; vol. 0, no 0
- Faculté des arts et des sciences - Département de science politique
This article analyses the extent to which courts shape policies for assisted reproduction. While the USA is considered to be the most litigious country, Canada has observed a growing involvement of the courts from the 1980’s onward, and Switzerland is characterized by a modest degree of judicialization. Based on national patterns, we would expect litigation and court impact to vary across these three countries. As this paper demonstrates, policy-process specific variables such as the structure of policy conflicts, the novelty of regulation, self-regulation by key stakeholders, and the policies in place better explain the variation in the judicialization of policy-making.
Rothmyar Allison, Christine & Audrey L'Éspérance. 2017. "Regulating Assisted Reproduction in Canada, Switzerland and the USA: Comparing the Judicialization of Policy-Making". Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice, Vol. 0 , Iss. 0,0: 1-15.