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The Juridical Hospital: Patient-Citizen-Consumers Claiming the Right to Health in Brazilian Courts

João Biehl

in Beyond Imported Magic: Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027458
eISBN:
9780262325509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027458.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Biehl examines how “right-to-health” legislation in Brazil is changing the relationship among technology, medicine, and the law. Right-to-health legislation requires the state to pay for health care ... More


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