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Caring About Others

Jeffrey Blustein

in Care and Commitment: Taking the Personal Point of View

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067996
eISBN:
9780199852895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067996.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on caring about that is positive and disinterested, and only as it is directed at other persons. It distinguishes impersonal from personal care, and within the latter, between ... More


Pushing against Boundaries of the Health Care System

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The factors outside the traditional health care system—or straddling the boundary between health care and other sectors—can often have huge implications for persons' health and well being. This ... More


The Management of Terminal Illness: First published by Hospital Medicine Publications Ltd (1967), pp. 1–29, London.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter begins by exploring the contours of that stage of illness where ‘a claim for comfort rather than curative or even palliative procedures’ has been reached. It stresses the difficulties of ... More


Social care: choice and control

Martin Knapp

in Making social policy work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349583
eISBN:
9781447302742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349583.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines fundamental changes that have developed in the delivery of some parts of social care to individuals, aimed at both increasing their choice over service providers, but more ... More


Place matters: the home as a key site of old-age care in coastal Tanzania

Brigit Obrist

in Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa: Spaces and Practices of Care

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325253
eISBN:
9781447325307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325253.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Grounded in ethnographic field research in Tanzania, this chapter asks what happens when older people become restricted in their movements. It shows that for old, ill and disabled people in coastal ... More


Conclusion: People with Psychiatric Diagnoses and Assisted Suicide

Susan Stefan

in Rational Suicide, Irrational Laws: Examining Current Approaches to Suicide in Policy and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199981199
eISBN:
9780190497217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981199.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter recommends that assisted suicide should be limited to people who are terminally ill. Although people who are competent should not be involuntarily committed because they are suicidal, ... More


Fulfilling the Underlying Purpose of Informed Consent to Research

Jessica W. Berg, Paul S. Appelbaum, Charles W. Lidz, and Lisa S. Parker

in Informed Consent: Legal Theory and Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195126778
eISBN:
9780197561386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195126778.003.0021
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Medical Ethics

To a great extent the underlying purposes of informed consent in research settings resemble those in the treatment situation. Informed consent promotes individuals’ autonomy by allowing subjects to ... More


Household Production, Leisure, and Living Standards

Paul Schreyer and W. Erwin Diewert

in Measuring Economic Sustainability and Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226121338
eISBN:
9780226121475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226121475.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Household production is an important non-market activity and the empirical literature has developed different methods towards valuing household production without, however, providing a rigorous ... More


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