Public Health Policy and Ethics

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-1762-9 (Print) 978-1-4020-2207-4 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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    Pages 1-16

    Professing Public Health: Practicing Ethics and Ethics as Practice

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    Pages 17-37

    The Good of Patients and the Good of Society: Striking a Moral Balance

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    Pages 39-58

    Taking on “Big Fat”: The Relative Risks and Benefits of the War Against Obesity

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    Pages 59-72

    Individual Rights, Social Justice, and the Allocation of Advances in Biotechnology

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    Pages 73-90

    Justice in Allocations for Terrorism, Biological Warfare, and Public Health

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    Pages 91-101

    A New Bioethics Framework for Facilitating Better Decision-Making About Genetic Information

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    Pages 103-118

    Sanctity of Life vs. Quality of Life in Maternal-Fetal Surgery: Personal and Public Priorities

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    Pages 119-134

    Gun Control and Public Health

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    Pages 135-165

    From Fear to Eternity: Violence and Public Health

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    Pages 167-185

    The Politics of Preventing Premature Death

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    Pages 187-202

    The Right to Die and the Right to Health Care

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    Pages 203-221

    Global Justice and Health: Is Health Care a Basic Right?

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    Pages 223-235

    Advocacy and Community: Conflicts of Interest in Public Health Research