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Economic evaluation in harm prevention: What are the special challenges?

Wendy J. Ungar

in Economic Evaluation in Child Health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199547494
eISBN:
9780191720055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547494.003.07
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter is divided into three parts. The first part commences with a review of economic evaluations in child protection, including preventive and treatment interventions for physical abuse, ... More


Just Prevention: Preventive Rationales and the Limits of the Criminal Law

Andrew Ashworth and Lucia Zedner

in Philosophical Foundations of Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559152
eISBN:
9780191725265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559152.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the ways in which the law criminalizes the creation of risks of harm, and offers a catalogue of various kinds of criminal offence that are primarily concerned with preventing ... More


Mitigation Watchdogs: The Ethical Foundation for a Journalist’s Role

Lee Wilkins

in Journalism Ethics: A Philosophical Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195370805
eISBN:
9780199776610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370805.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Katrina was what practiced journalists might call a systems story with a human face. First, Katrina was about the systems put in place to deal with disasters and hazards. The political systems ... More


Grounds for concern: an Australian perspective on responses to sexual assault and harassment in university settings

Andrea Durbach and Rosemary Grey

in Gender Based Violence in University Communities: Policy, Prevention and Educational Initiatives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336570
eISBN:
9781447336624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336570.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the limited attention given to prevention within Australian policy responses to sexual assault and harassment in university settings. It draws on the findings of Change the ... More


No health without mental health—mens sana in corpore sano

John Ashton

in Practising Public Health: An Eyewitness Account

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198743170
eISBN:
9780191803048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743170.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter approaches the important subject of mental health and wellbeing through the lens of public health. Drawing on his own experience as a physician who specializes in psychiatry before ... More


Reproducing Companion Animals

Jessica du Toit and David Benatar

in Pets and People: The Ethics of Companion Animals

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190456085
eISBN:
9780190456108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456085.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Breeding companion animals as well as allowing them to reproduce is controversial. In this chapter three kinds of argument for an alternative course of action are presented, namely preventing ... More


Primary Topic Article: The Future of Altruistic Medicine

Jacqueline J. L. Chin

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/9780199682676.003.0064
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This essay takes up suggestions by David Steinberg for closer ethical scrutiny of the complex idea of altruism in contemporary medicine. As Steinberg observes, altruism is debated in a wide range of ... More


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