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The Resource Social justice : the moral foundations of public health and health policy, Madison Powers and Ruth Faden

Social justice : the moral foundations of public health and health policy, Madison Powers and Ruth Faden

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Social justice : the moral foundations of public health and health policy
Title
Social justice
Title remainder
the moral foundations of public health and health policy
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Madison Powers and Ruth Faden
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Language
eng
Summary
In bioethics, discussions of justice have tended to focus on questions of fairness in access to health care: is there a right to medical treatment, and how should priorities be set when medical resources are scarce. But health care is only one of many factors that determine the extent to which people live healthy lives, and fairness is not the only consideration in determining whether a health policy is just. In this pathbreaking book, senior bioethicists Powers and Faden confront foundational issues about health and justice. How much inequality in health can a just society tolerate. The audie
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digitized
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Powers, Madison
Dewey number
174.2
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RA427.25
LC item number
.P69 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2006 E-563
  • WA 21
NLM item number
P888s 2006
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Faden, Ruth R
Series statement
Issues in biomedical ethics
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  • Public health
  • Medical policy
  • Social justice
  • Equality
  • Discrimination in medical care
  • Health Policy
  • Patient Rights
  • Public Health
  • Public Health
  • Health Policy
  • Patient Rights
  • Social Justice
  • Social Justice
  • MEDICAL
  • Discrimination in medical care
  • Equality
  • Medical policy
  • Public health
  • Social justice
Label
Social justice : the moral foundations of public health and health policy, Madison Powers and Ruth Faden
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-218) and indexes
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; PREFACE; CONTENTS; Chapter 1 The Job of Justice; 1.1 Which Inequalities Matter Most?; 1.2 Justice and Well-Being; 1.3 Justice, Sufficiency, and Systematic Disadvantage; 1.4 Foundations of Public Health; 1.5 Medical Care and Insurance Markets; 1.6 Setting Priorities; 1.7 Justice, Democracy, and Social Values; Chapter 2 Justice and Well-Being; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Essential Dimensions of Well-Being; 2.3 A Moderate Essentialism; 2.4 Well-Being and Nonideal Theory; 2.5 The Main Alternatives; 2.6 Capabilities, Functioning, and Well-Being
  • 2.7 Relativism, Moral Imperialism, and Political Neutrality2.8 Justice and Basic Human Rights; Chapter 3 Justice, Sufficiency, and Systematic Disadvantage; 3.1 Varieties of Egalitarianism; 3.2 The Leveling-Down Objection; 3.3 The Strict Egalitarian's Pluralist Defense; 3.4 Is the Appeal to Equality Unavoidable?; 3.5 A Sufficiency of Well-Being Approach; 3.6 Toward a Unified Theory of Social Determinants and Well-Being; 3.7 Densely Woven, Systematic Patterns of Disadvantage; 3.8 Conclusion; Chapter 4 Social Justice and Public Health; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Moral Justification for Public Health
  • 4.3 Public Health, the Negative Point of Justice, and Systematic Disadvantage4.4 Public Health, the Positive Point of Justice, and Health Inequalities; Chapter 5 Medical Care and Insurance Markets; 5.1 The Moral Foundations of Markets; 5.2 Sources of Market Failure; 5.3 Responses to Market Failure: Some Examples from the U.S. Experience; 5.4 Making Matters Worse: Employer-Based Insurance in the United States; 5.5 Private Markets and Public Safety Nets; Chapter 6 Setting Priorities; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Mimicking Markets; 6.3 Cost-Effectiveness and Cost-Utility Alternatives
  • 6.4 Systematic Disadvantage6.5 The Relevance of Childhood, Old Age, and Human Development; 6.6 Beyond Separate Spheres of Justice; 6.7 Trade-Offs within Health; 6.8 Conclusion; Chapter 7 Justice, Democracy, and Social Values; 7.1 Lost on the Oregon Trail; 7.2 From Substantive Justice to Democratic Procedures; 7.3 Mimicking Majorities: Moralizing Preferences and Empiricizing Equity; 7.4 Theory, After All?; 7.5 DALYs, Deliberation, and Empirical Ethics; Chapter 8 Facts and Theory; References; Author Index; Subject Index
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607552708
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Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 229 pages).
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781281529428
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607552708
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Social justice : the moral foundations of public health and health policy, Madison Powers and Ruth Faden
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-218) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; PREFACE; CONTENTS; Chapter 1 The Job of Justice; 1.1 Which Inequalities Matter Most?; 1.2 Justice and Well-Being; 1.3 Justice, Sufficiency, and Systematic Disadvantage; 1.4 Foundations of Public Health; 1.5 Medical Care and Insurance Markets; 1.6 Setting Priorities; 1.7 Justice, Democracy, and Social Values; Chapter 2 Justice and Well-Being; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Essential Dimensions of Well-Being; 2.3 A Moderate Essentialism; 2.4 Well-Being and Nonideal Theory; 2.5 The Main Alternatives; 2.6 Capabilities, Functioning, and Well-Being
  • 2.7 Relativism, Moral Imperialism, and Political Neutrality2.8 Justice and Basic Human Rights; Chapter 3 Justice, Sufficiency, and Systematic Disadvantage; 3.1 Varieties of Egalitarianism; 3.2 The Leveling-Down Objection; 3.3 The Strict Egalitarian's Pluralist Defense; 3.4 Is the Appeal to Equality Unavoidable?; 3.5 A Sufficiency of Well-Being Approach; 3.6 Toward a Unified Theory of Social Determinants and Well-Being; 3.7 Densely Woven, Systematic Patterns of Disadvantage; 3.8 Conclusion; Chapter 4 Social Justice and Public Health; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Moral Justification for Public Health
  • 4.3 Public Health, the Negative Point of Justice, and Systematic Disadvantage4.4 Public Health, the Positive Point of Justice, and Health Inequalities; Chapter 5 Medical Care and Insurance Markets; 5.1 The Moral Foundations of Markets; 5.2 Sources of Market Failure; 5.3 Responses to Market Failure: Some Examples from the U.S. Experience; 5.4 Making Matters Worse: Employer-Based Insurance in the United States; 5.5 Private Markets and Public Safety Nets; Chapter 6 Setting Priorities; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Mimicking Markets; 6.3 Cost-Effectiveness and Cost-Utility Alternatives
  • 6.4 Systematic Disadvantage6.5 The Relevance of Childhood, Old Age, and Human Development; 6.6 Beyond Separate Spheres of Justice; 6.7 Trade-Offs within Health; 6.8 Conclusion; Chapter 7 Justice, Democracy, and Social Values; 7.1 Lost on the Oregon Trail; 7.2 From Substantive Justice to Democratic Procedures; 7.3 Mimicking Majorities: Moralizing Preferences and Empiricizing Equity; 7.4 Theory, After All?; 7.5 DALYs, Deliberation, and Empirical Ethics; Chapter 8 Facts and Theory; References; Author Index; Subject Index
Control code
607552708
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 229 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281529428
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607552708
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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