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Health Difference, Disparity, Inequality, or Inequity—What Difference Does It Make What We Call It?: An Approach to Conceptualizing and Measuring Health Inequalities and Health Equity

Paula Braveman

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Over the past two and a half decades, distinct approaches have been taken to defining and measuring health inequalities or disparities and health equity. Some efforts have focused on technical issues ... More


Justice, Evidence, and Interdisciplinary Health Inequalities Research

Nicholas B. King

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the interplay between normative judgments and empirical research. Using a case study of recent work on the social determinants of health, the author argues that three domains ... More


Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Mara Buchbinder, Michele Rivkin-Fish, and Rebecca Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Amidst ongoing debate about health care reform, the need for informed analyses of U.S. health policy is greater than ever. The twelve original essays in this volume show that common public debates ... More


Introduction

Rebecca L. Walker, Michele Rivkin-Fish, and Mara Buchbinder

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The introduction to Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: New Conversations Across the Disciplines describes the terrain of health justice and inequalities and the multiple disciplinary ... More


Health-Care Justice, Health Inequalities, and U.S. Health System Reform

Carla C. Keirns

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Changes in health system financing and delivery have the potential to save thousands of lives and billions of dollars. The overarching value system embedded in these new models for payment is a rough ... More


Introduction *: What’s Wrong with Health Inequalities?

Nir Eyal, Samia Hurst, Sara H. Marchand, Ole F. Norheim, and Daniel Wikler

in Inequalities in Health: Concepts, Measures, and Ethics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931392
eISBN:
9780199345731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931392.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Essays in this book address a wide range of ethical issues that bear on health inequalities. This introduction identifies these issues and discusses them in relation to broader notions of ... More


Health Inequalities and Relational Egalitarianism

J. Paul Kelleher

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Much of the philosophical literature on health inequalities seeks to establish the superiority of one or another conception of luck egalitarianism. In recent years, however, an increasing number of ... More


The Liberal Autonomous Subject and the Question of Health Inequalities

Eva Feder Kittay

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The bioethical principle of respect for patient autonomy represents an advance over the paternalism that earlier pervaded medical practice. Yet the normative set of assumptions that accompany the ... More


Exploring A Sufficiency View of Health Equity1

Yukiko Asada

in Health Inequalities and Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646920
eISBN:
9780748676682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646920.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

To determine which health inequalities are morally problematic – inequitable –, most serious philosophical investigation, to date, has focused on causes of health inequalities. An underlying premise ... More


Cultural Health Capital: A Sociological Intervention into Patient-Centered Care and the Affordable Care Act

Janet K. Shim, Jamie Suki Chang, and Leslie A. Dubbin

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act promulgated a number of fundamental changes to the United States health-care system. Less visible and controversial aspects included the creation ... More


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