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The Meaning of the Highest Attainable Standard of Health

John Tobin

in The Right to Health in International Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603299
eISBN:
9780191731662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603299.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the meaning and scope of the interest in which the right to health is grounded, namely ‘the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health’. This formulation does ... More


An Image of God: The Catholic Struggle with Eugenics

Sharon M. Leon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226038988
eISBN:
9780226039039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039039.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the first half of the twentieth century, supporters of the eugenics movement offered an image of a racially transformed America by curtailing the reproduction of “unfit” members of society. ... More


Foucault and Eugenics versus Domestic Colonialism

Barbara Arneil

in Domestic Colonies: The Turn Inward to Colony

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198803423
eISBN:
9780191841606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803423.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

In Chapter 7, the author steps back from the empirical accounts of domestic colonies in the previous four chapters to engage in a comparative theoretical analysis of arguments advanced within ... More


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