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Procedures for Distribution

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume I: Death and Whom to Save From It

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195119114
eISBN:
9780199872244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195119118.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Brings to a close the discussion of organ distribution for transplantation presented in the last four chapters of Part III of the book. Presents the argument against using procedures in determining ... More


The Human Right to Health and the Virtue of Creative Resolve

Nicole Hassoun

in Global Health Impact: Extending Access to Essential Medicines

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197514993
eISBN:
9780197515020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514993.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Some maintain that people lack a human right to health because this right cannot provide guidance for distributing scarce resources. Even if the skeptics are right on this point, the second chapter ... More


Rationing and the Disabled: Several Proposals

F. M. Kamm

in Bioethical Prescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199971985
eISBN:
9780199346141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971985.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter first considers some of Peter Singer's views about rationing scarce health-care resources, in particular to the disabled. It then compares these views, along with those of Dan Brock, to ... More


Learning from Bioethics: Moral Issues in Rationing Medical and Nonmedical Scarce Resources

F. M. Kamm

in Bioethical Prescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199971985
eISBN:
9780199346141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971985.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses some principles for allocating scarce resources and extending their use from medical contexts to nonmedical contexts (such as education and legal services). These include ... More


Disability, Discrimination, and Irrelevant Goods

F. M. Kamm

in Disability and Disadvantage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199234509
eISBN:
9780191809804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234509.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the theme of distributive justice, particularly how disability should figure in decisions about distributing scarce healthcare resources. The problem concerns the effectiveness ... More


Is It Morally Permissible to Discontinue Nonfutile Use of a Scarce Resource?

F. M. Kamm

in Bioethical Prescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199971985
eISBN:
9780199346141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971985.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines some of the ethical problems arising from the desire to discontinue the nonfutile use of a resource because it is scarce. The drug clozapine, used in treating schizophrenia, is ... More


Age, Death, and the Allocation of Life-Saving Resources

Espen Gamlund

in Saving People from the Harm of Death

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190921415
eISBN:
9780190921446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921415.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Each year policymakers around the world must make hard decisions about how to allocate scarce health care resources. Given the scarcity of many life-saving interventions, making allocation decisions ... More


Cementing Development? Uneven Development in an Import-Substitution Industry

Arkebe Oqubay

in Made in Africa: Industrial Policy in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739890
eISBN:
9780191802829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739890.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a sector-specific analysis of the uneven development of cement production—a strategic import-substitution industry driven by and contributing to the growth of the domestic ... More


Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel: Or, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual

Aziza Khazzoom

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756976
eISBN:
9780804779579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756976.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Why do racial and ethnic groups discriminate against each other? The most common sociological answer is that they want to monopolize scarce resources—good jobs or top educations—for themselves. This ... More


Introduction

Lavanya Rajamani

in Differential Treatment in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280704
eISBN:
9780191700132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280704.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

Since the earth has only a limited amount of natural resources, we realize that those who inhabit the earth are gradually using up these said scarce resources. If such behaviour and measures that ... More


Poor but Respectable: Community, Family, and the Gendered Negotiation of Daily Life, 1845–89

in Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774567
eISBN:
9780804778480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774567.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the relationship between the heightened levels of competition for scarce resources and the poor rural men's concern with maintaining honorable reputations. It argues that the ... More


Whether to Discontinue Nonfutile Use of a Scarce Resource

F.M. Kamm

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines whether—and if so, how—the efficacy of a treatment should factor into health care rationing decisions. More specifically, it considers some of the ethical problems presented by ... More


From Equitable Utilization to Sustainable Development: Advancing Equity in U.S.-Mexico Border Water Management

Stephen P. Mumme

in Water, Place, and Equity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232715
eISBN:
9780262286107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232715.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores water management along the U.S. and Mexican border, and the efforts that have been made to establish an equitable arrangement for appropriating and utilizing scarce water ... More


The Moral Imperative Toward Cost-Effectiveness in Global Health

Toby Ord

in Effective Altruism: Philosophical Issues

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198841364
eISBN:
9780191881428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841364.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Getting good value for the money with scarce resources is a substantial moral issue for global health. In this chapter, Toby Ord explores the moral relevance of cost-effectiveness, a major tool for ... More


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