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Social Epidemiologic Alternatives: Sociopolitical and Psychosocial Frameworks

Nancy Krieger

in Epidemiology and the People’s Health: Theory and Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195383874
eISBN:
9780199893607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383874.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Chapter 6 traces the historical development and explicates the key constructs of the major theoretical alternatives to biomedical and lifestyle approaches: the sociopolitical and psychosocial ... More


International human rights: ‘Taming’ global economic markets?

Ronald Labonté and Arne Ruckert

in Health Equity in a Globalizing Era: Past Challenges, Future Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835356
eISBN:
9780191872952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835356.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A long-standing and fundamental facet of global governance for health has been the development of an international human rights framework. Arising from the aftermath of World War II, human rights are ... More


Medical Migration Between the Human Right to Health and Freedom of Movement1

Kollar Eszter

in Health Inequalities and Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646920
eISBN:
9780748676682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646920.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Medical migration, the mass movement of medical professionals from the developing to the developed world, is widely seen as one of the most profound problems facing health systems in the poorest ... More


A Better Remedy

Fran Quigley

in Prescription for the People: An Activist's Guide to Making Medicine Affordable for All

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713750
eISBN:
9781501713910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713750.003.0021
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Current law, along with limited changes to existing law, both provide many opportunities for access to affordable generic medicines. There are far better ways to develop medicines and to ensure ... More


Clinical Trials Registration and Results Reporting and the Right to Health

Trudo Lemmens and Candice Telfer

in The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter argues that access to information about clinical trials and the safety and effectiveness of drugs and medical devices should be recognized as a fundamental component of the right to ... More


Humanitarianism, refugees, human rights, and health

Susan Kneebone

in The Health of Refugees: Public Health Perspectives from Crisis to Settlement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198814733
eISBN:
9780191852459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814733.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In this chapter, the author explains the legal concepts of refugees and asylum seekers, the term ‘humanitarianism’, and the human rights principles that apply to them. The chapter then explores some ... More


Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

Benjamin Mason Meier and Lawrence O. Gostin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190672676
eISBN:
9780190672713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672676.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Institutions matter for the advancement of human rights in global health. Given the dramatic development of human rights under international law and the parallel proliferation of global institutions ... More


Justice and Responsibility: A Deontological Approach to Medical Law

Thana C de Campos

in Philosophical Foundations of Medical Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198796558
eISBN:
9780191837814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796558.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

Modern conceptions of justice ignore the relationship between duty-bearers and rights-holders, focusing mainly on the claimability of individual rights. This is particularly the case in medical law ... More


The Health of Refugees: Public Health Perspectives from Crisis to Settlement

Pascale Allotey and Daniel Reidpath (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198814733
eISBN:
9780191852459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814733.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

There have been significant changes in the numbers, patterns, and circumstances of refugees and in the political landscape to support humanitarianism since the publication of the first edition of ... More


Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention: Optimizing Strategies for Reducing New Infections and Improving Care

Richard A. Crosby and Ralph J. DiClemente (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190675486
eISBN:
9780190675509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675486.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Parallel to the evolution of biomedical approaches to addressing the AIDS pandemic, social science approaches to the prevention of HIV acquisition and transmission have evolved. This evolution is ... More


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