Public health, ethics, and equity / edited by Sudhir Anand, Fabienne Peter, Amartya Sen.

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Other Authors: Anand, Sudhir, 1946-
Peter, Fabienne
Sen, Amartya, 1933-
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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Physical Description:viii, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Format: Book
Contents:
  • Introduction / Sudhir Anand, Fabienne Peter
  • PART I. HEALTH EQUITY
  • The concern for equity in health / Sudhir Anand
  • Why health equity? / Amartya Sen
  • PART II. HEALTH, SOCIETY, AND JUSTICE
  • Social causes of social inequalities in health / Michael Marmot
  • Health and inequality, or, Why justice is good for our health / Norman Daniels ... [et al.]
  • Health equity and social justice / Fabienne Peter
  • PART III. RESPONSIBILITY FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE
  • Personal and social responsiblity for health / Daniel Wikler
  • Relational conceptions of justice: responsibilities for health outcomes / Thomas W. Pogge
  • Just health care in a pluri-national country / Philippe Van Parijs
  • PART IV. ETHICAL AND MEASUREMENT PROBLEMS IN HEALTH EVALUATION
  • Disability-adjusted life years: a critical review / Sudhir Anand, Kara Hanson
  • Ethical issues in the use of cost effectiveness analysis for the prioritisation of health care resources / Dan W. Brock
  • Deciding whom to help, health-adjusted life years and disabilities / Frances M. Kamm
  • The value of living longer / John Broome
  • PART V. EQUITY AND CONFLICTING PERSPECTIVES ON HEALTH EVALUATION
  • Health achievement and equity: external and internal perspectives / Amartya Sen
  • Ethics and experience: an anthropological approach to health equity / Arthur Kleinman
  • Equity of the ineffable: cultural and political constraints on ethnomedicine as a health problem in contemporary Tibet / Vicanne Adams.