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The Structure of Caring

Michael Slote

in Morals from Motives

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138375
eISBN:
9780199833696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138376.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

If we think caring can be a valid basis for ethics, we need to describe further what kind of overall pattern of caring motivation is morally best. An ”inverse care law” that treats ideal caring as ... More


How and why do interventions that increase health overall widen inequalities within populations?

Martin White, Jean Adams, and Peter Heywood

in Social inequality and public health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423207
eISBN:
9781447303398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423207.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The second major pathway through which social inequality affects public health is through the cumulative effects of advantage and disadvantage on broad population groups. This chapter presents a ... More


Power and Public Services: for Customers or Citizens?

David Donnison

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explores the changing balance of power since World War II between elites and citizens in respect of the health professions. The chapter offers a personal account of the decline of ... More


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