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Introduction and Overview

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to equip practitioners of broadly defined disciplines that affect health to understand how medical knowledge, ethics, and ... More


Human Rights Principles

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter addresses human rights principles, identifying first the sources and nature of human rights, particularly those most relevant to reproductive and sexual health. Key human rights are then ... More


Introduction

Cynthia R. Daniels

in Exposing Men: The Science and Politics of Male Reproduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148411
eISBN:
9780199850990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148411.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines how ideals of masculinity have skewed the science of male reproductive health and our understanding of men's relationship to human reproduction. It looks at the conditions under ... More


Health Care Systems

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter defines a health care system as the mechanism in any society that transforms or metabolizes inputs of knowledge, and human and financial resources into outputs of services relevant to ... More


Reproductive and Sexual Health

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses how the concept of reproductive health has been fashioned in response to the fragmentation of existing services related to health in reproduction and the medical aspects of ... More


Legal Origins and Principles

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The application of ethical assessment is related to applications of law and principles of human rights. This chapter provides a foundation for legal analysis and perception that can be applied to ... More


Reproductive epidemiology

Jørn Olsen and Ellen Aagaard Nøhr

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Reproductive health covers a broad category of health and disease conditions, according to the Cairo Statement. This chapter focuses on subfecundity fertility, fetal death, malformations, pregnancy ... More


Exercising Caution: Physical Activity and Reproductive Health, 1940–2005

Martha H. Verbrugge

in Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 9 (the counterpart to Chapter 3) examines major shifts in the debate over female exercise and reproductive health during the second half of the twentieth century. Following a period of ... More


Implementation of Legal and Human Rights Principles

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter addresses how legal and human rights principles may be applied, particularly at national but also at international levels. The focus is not simply on the development of legal claims to ... More


Handbook of Bioethics and Religion

David E. Guinn (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178739
eISBN:
9780199784943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178734.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book discusses the role of religion in a religiously pluralistic liberal society, namely the United States. Nowhere else in the public realm do the fundamental religious questions about the ... More


The Children Men Father: The Science and Politics of Male-Mediated Fetal Harm

Cynthia R. Daniels

in Exposing Men: The Science and Politics of Male Reproduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148411
eISBN:
9780199850990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148411.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the fourth element of reproductive masculinity: the presumption that men are more distant from the children they father. Historically, research into the field of paternal fetal ... More


Human Rights Relating to Reproductive and Sexual Health

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter identifies rights that could be applied to advance reproductive and sexual health. The human rights are clustered under the following interests in reproductive and sexual health, which ... More


The Meaning of the Highest Attainable Standard of Health

John Tobin

in The Right to Health in International Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603299
eISBN:
9780191731662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603299.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the meaning and scope of the interest in which the right to health is grounded, namely ‘the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health’. This formulation does ... More


A Human Rights-Based Approach to Health Indicators

Paul Hunt and Gillian MacNaughton

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In 1993, the World Conference on Human Rights urged the examination of ‘a system of indicators to measure progress in the realization [of ESC rights]’ because the use of specific human rights ... More


Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The concept of reproductive health promises to play a crucial role in improving health care provision and legal protection for women around the world. This book is an authoritative and much-needed ... More


Ethics

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents the basic materials of ethical analysis. Topics discussed include the origins and role of bioethics, principles of bioethics, levels of bioethical analysis, reproductive and ... More


Safe Mothers, Healthy Babies: Reproductive Health in the Twentieth Century

Milton Kotelchuck

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The decline of infant and maternal mortality represents one of the greatest public health achievements of the 20th century. From 1900 through 2000, infant mortality in the United States declined ... More


International co-operation for reproductive health: too much ideology?

Louisiana Lush and Oona Campbell

in International Co-operation in Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631985
eISBN:
9780191723582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631985.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the process by which reproductive health came to prominence in the early 1990s, focusing on the international actors involved and the process of negotiation between them. It ... More


A life course approach to women’s reproductive health

Janet Rich-Edwards

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the emerging evidence that adult reproductive function is shaped by intergenerational, in utero, and childhood factors, as well as adult environment. It opens with a discussion ... More


Exposing Men: The Science and Politics of Male Reproduction

Cynthia R. Daniels

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148411
eISBN:
9780199850990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148411.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines how ideals of masculinity have long skewed our societal—and scientific—understanding of one of the pillars of male identity: reproductive health. Only with the recent public ... More


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