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The Right to Life and Conflicting Interests

Elizabeth Wicks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199547395
eISBN:
9780191594373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547395.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Medical Law

The right to life is a core human right which has not yet received the detailed legal analysis that it requires. This book provides detailed, critical analysis of the controversial human right to ... More


The Triumph of Utilitarianism and the Marginalist Revolution

Ernesto Screpanti and Stefano Zamagni

in An Outline of the History of Economic Thought

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199279142
eISBN:
9780191602887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279144.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Exposes the basic principles of neoclassical theoretical system and then provides an answer to the question: was the marginalist a real revolution? The specific contributions of Jevons, Menger, and ... More


Eqalyty revisited

Andrew Edgar

in From reason to practice in bioethics: An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096235
eISBN:
9781781708392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096235.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter looks anew at John Harris’s critical discussions of the Quality Adjusted Life Year (QALY) and its use determining the just allocation of health care resources. It is argued that Harris ... More


Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Mary Donnelly and Claire Murray (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The Irish health system is confronted by a range of challenges, both emerging and recurring. In order to address these, it is essential that spaces are created for conversations around complex ... More


The Triumph of Utilitarianism and the Marginalist Revolution

Ernesto Screpanti and Stefano Zamagni

in An Outline of the History of Economic Thought

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774556
eISBN:
9780191717383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774559.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Exposes the basic principles of neoclassical theoretical system and then provides an answer to the question: was the marginalist a real revolution? The specific contributions of Jevons, Menger, and ... More


Reforms of the Economic Administration System During the Maoist Era

Wu Jinglian, Ma Guochuan, Xiaofeng Hua, and Nancy Hearst

in Whither China?: Restarting the Reform Agenda

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190223151
eISBN:
9780190223182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190223151.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

With China’s changed political situation in 1957–58, it became politically incorrect to share interests with state-owned enterprises and workers. The 1958 reform consisted of decentralizing power to ... More


Criteria for a Benefits System: Incentives, Efficiency, and Dignity

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter evaluates both the current system and a system based on a Citizen's Income against three further criteria The tax and benefits structure should not disincentivise public goods such as ... More


Putting Health Measures to Work: Population Health and Cost-Effectiveness

Daniel M. Hausman

in Valuing Health: Well-Being, Freedom, and Suffering

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190233181
eISBN:
9780190233204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233181.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter and chapter 16 focus instead on the use of generic health measures to guide the allocation of health-related resources, or, in other words, of rationing health care. It describes ... More


A Commission under Scrutiny

Carolyn Hoyle and Mai Sato

in Reasons to Doubt: Wrongful Convictions and the Criminal Cases Review Commission

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198794578
eISBN:
9780191836022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794578.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the nature of criticisms about the Criminal Cases Review Commission, especially with regards to its application of the ‘real possibility test’ in investigating and referring ... More


The Great Inflation: The Rebirth of Modern Central Banking

Michael D. Bordo and Athanasios Orphanides (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226066950
eISBN:
9780226043555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043555.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Controlling inflation is among the most important objectives of economic policy. By maintaining price stability, policy makers are able to reduce uncertainty, improve price-monitoring mechanisms, and ... More


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