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Humanitarian Intervention and Medical Epidemics

Bruce M Landesman

in Law and Bioethics: Current Legal Issues Volume 11

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545520
eISBN:
9780191721113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso:acprof/9780199545520.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter discusses humanitarian intervention in general and examines what can be said for and against it. It considers whether medical epidemics pose any new issues for the validity of such ... More


Introduction: Natives and Newcomers, Partners in Health

Patricia Illingworth and Wendy E. Parmet

in Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy, and the Case for Global Solidarity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814789216
eISBN:
9780814760826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789216.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The 2015 Ebola epidemic, as well as the global migration crisis, bring to light the connection many people make between loathsome disease and strangers. Myths about newcomers and disease have long ... More


Solidarity for Newcomers, Health for All

Patricia Illingworth and Wendy E. Parmet

in Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy, and the Case for Global Solidarity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814789216
eISBN:
9780814760826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789216.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

For the sake of argument, this chapter accepts that nations have the right to control their borders; nonetheless, it shows that arguments that limit immigrants’ access to health care are ... More


Natives and Newcomers: Moving Forward Together

Patricia Illingworth and Wendy E. Parmet

in Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy, and the Case for Global Solidarity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814789216
eISBN:
9780814760826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789216.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Using the 2015 Ebola epidemic and the global migrant crisis as examples, this chapter suggests that following a period of norm change, there is reason to be optimistic about the potential for ... More


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