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Shadow Mobilization for Environmental Health and Justice *

Scott Frickel

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388299
eISBN:
9780199866519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388299.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Frickel describes how professionalization in environmental health and justice (EHJ) has been occurring under the radar through “shadow mobilizations”—semi‐formal networks of health scientists and ... More


Active Euthanasia

Franklin G. Miller and Robert D. Truog

in Death, Dying, and Organ Transplantation: Reconstructing Medical Ethics at the End of Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199739172
eISBN:
9780199918683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739172.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Conventional medical ethics relating to end-of-life decisions draws two bright lines between ethically permitted and forbidden practices. Clinicians may withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment ... More


The Lawyer's Amoral Role and Lawyer Immorality

Donald Nicolson and Julian Webb

in Professional Legal Ethics: Critical Interrogations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764717
eISBN:
9780191695261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764717.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter discusses the important role played lawyers in protecting their client's interest even if it means doing acts which others view as immoral and illegal. Lawyers as professionals have ... More


Epidemiology and Health Policy

Ross C. Brownson

in Applied Epidemiology: Theory to practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195187410
eISBN:
9780199864997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187410.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the relationship of epidemiology with health policy. It focuses on several important areas, including underlying definitions; goals, impacts, and settings; epidemiologic tools, ... More


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