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Epistemic and Moral Justification

Kristin Shrader-frechette General

in Regulating Toxic Substances: A Philosophy of Science and the Law

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074369
eISBN:
9780199852932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074369.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter continues the argument of why ideal levels of scientific accuracy should not be applied in torts and administrative law by focusing on two issues. Firstly, the standards of evidence ... More


Public health in practice: protecting health

Alison Hill, Siân Griffiths, and Stephen Gillam

in Public Health and Primary Care: Partners in Population Health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198508533
eISBN:
9780191723780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508533.003.07
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the third of the three domains of public health practice — protecting health. It gives a general description of health protection issues and implications for primary care. It ... More


Health Protection, Health Promotion, and Disease Prevention at the Workplace

René Mendes and Elizabeth Costa Dias

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Health promotion seeks to improve the level of health in a population by preventing diseases, controlling hazards, improving fitness and well being and enhancing the capacity or workers to work and ... More


Radiation in London: Managing Risk Communication in the Litvinenko Affair

Pat Troop and Anton Dittner

in Risk Communication and Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562848
eISBN:
9780191722523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562848.003.08
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses risk communication during the incident involving Alexander Litvinenko, who died on 23 November 2006 from a massive dose of Polonium-210 (Po-210). The primary responsibility for ... More


Four Changes for specialists I: Setting up a multidisciplinary public health senior appointments process

Jenny Wright, Fiona Sim, and Katie Ferguson

in Multidisciplinary public health: Understanding the development of the modern workforce

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447300335
eISBN:
9781447311690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300335.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter sets out the changes following New Labour government policy to create non-medical specialists in public health with equivalent status to consultants in public health including ... More


International aspects of health

Kenneth C. Calman

in The Potential for Health

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192629449
eISBN:
9780191723674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629449.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Increasingly international aspects of health have become more and more important. The ease and speed of travel and communication make it all the more important that countries communicate about health ... More


Exceptions to the non-discrimination principle

Evelyn Ellis and Philippa Watson

in EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698462
eISBN:
9780191745904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698462.003.0009
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This analyses the defences for genuine and determining occupational requirements, the special occupational exception for religious bodies, the provisions protecting women, the exception based on ... More


The future for health promotion

Colin Palfrey

in The Future for Health Promotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447341239
eISBN:
9781447341277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341239.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter reflects on the future for health promotion in the UK, first by highlighting the health promotion initiatives of civil society organisations and then discussing the issue of ... More


How to Reconcile Human Rights, Trade Law, Intellectual Property, Investment and Health Law?: WTO Dispute Settlement Panel Upholds Australia’s Plain Packaging Regulations of Tobacco Products

Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190072506
eISBN:
9780190072520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072506.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This article on the legal findings of the four WTO panel reports of June 2018 on Australia’s tobacco plain packaging (TPP) measures begins with a discussion of the ‘systemic interpretation’ ... More


Government legislation and the restriction of personal freedoms

Alan Maryon-Davis

in Beyond behaviour change: "Key issues, interdisciplinary approaches and future directions"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317555
eISBN:
9781447317579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317555.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Enforced restrictions on personal freedoms have long been seen as a relatively quick and simple way for governments to ensure changes in behaviour to protect the health and wellbeing of individuals ... More


Tragic Failures: How and Why We are Harmed by Toxic Chemicals

Carl Cranor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190635756
eISBN:
9780190635787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190635756.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The world is awash in chemicals created by fellow citizens, but we know little to nothing about them. Understanding whether even the most-prevalent ones are toxic would take decades. Many people have ... More


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