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Historical Perspectives on Structural Barriers to Prevention

Halley S. Faust

in Prevention vs. Treatment: What's the Right Balance?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199837373
eISBN:
9780199919499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199837373.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Three main structural barriers limit the implementation of prevention in the US: (1) higher standards for acceptance of prevention than treatment or “cure” modalities; (2) a built environment ... More


Commentary: Barriers to Clinical Ethics Mediation in Contemporary Japan

Atsushi Asai and Yasuhiro Kadooka

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0100
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Here, the authors argue that it is unclear how clinical ethics mediation impacts clinical ethics consultation and education in the Japanese system. Activities to support clinical ethics are not ... More


How Do Obscure Supreme Court Decisions Affect Me?

Carl F. Cranor

in Tragic Failures: How and Why We are Harmed by Toxic Chemicals

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190635756
eISBN:
9780190635787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190635756.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

People seeking tort law redress when public health laws fail to protect them face both access and procedural obstacles in order to receive recompense for injuries. Three Supreme Court cases, ... More


Unusual Suspects

Philippe Grandjean

in Only One Chance: How Environmental Pollution Impairs Brain Development -- and How to Protect the Brains of the Next Generation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199985388
eISBN:
9780199346233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985388.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Pesticides are often designed to interfere with the functions of the nervous system in pests, such as insects. But the brain biochemistry is similar in humans, and pesticide exposure can therefore ... More


Removing Barriers

Fiona Woollard

in Doing and Allowing Harm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199683642
eISBN:
9780191792847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683642.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This is the third part of the analysis of the doing/allowing distinction. Non-substantial facts are normally simply background conditions and do not count as part of the sequence leading to the harm. ... More


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