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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


Etic and Emic Categories in Male Sexual Health: A Case Study from Orissa

Martine Collumbien, Nabesh Bohidar, Ram Das, Braj Das, and Pertti Pelto

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Presents a case study from intervention research on male sexual health in eastern India. Focused ethnographic research shows that men's concerns about sexual health comprise a complex array of ... 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


Effective Sexual Health Interventions: Issues in Experimental Evaluation

Judith M. Stephenson, John Imrie, and Chris Bonell (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198508496
eISBN:
9780191723797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508496.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The growing importance of the evidence-based movement has made experimental evaluation a key issue among researchers, practitioners, commissioners, and policy makers. However, experimental evaluation ... More


Vulnerability, disadvantage, and sexual health

Roger Ingham and Debbie Smith

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter defines the important role of social context in influencing health behaviours and health. It focuses on the complex interplay between vulnerability, disadvantage, and sexual health among ... More


Introduction: The Analysis of Sexual Inequality

Niels Teunis and Gilbert Herdt

in Sexual Inequalities and Social Justice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246140
eISBN:
9780520939141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246140.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Sexual inequality, in its various forms and consequences, manifested in various objective and subjective ways, is a vogue in the United States. Scarcity of social-legal protection is rivaled by that ... 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


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


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


Sexual Risk Reduction among Married Women and Men in Urban India: An Anthropological Intervention

Stephen L. Schensul, Ravi K. Verma, Bonnie K. Nastasi, Niranjan Saggurti, and Abdelwahed Mekki-Berrada

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes research, intervention, and evaluation projects conducted over a decade by a collaborative Indo-US group that are focused on the prevention of HIV/STI among married women and ... More


Social determinants, sexual behaviour, and sexual health

Michael Marmot and Richard G. Wilkinson

in Social Determinants of Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198565895
eISBN:
9780191723988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565895.003.15
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the complex relationship between social determinants, sexual behaviour, and sexual health. It focuses on patterns of sexual health and behaviour in Britain in the context of ... More


Governing Sexual Health: Bridging Biocitizenship and Sexual Citizenship

Steven Epstein

in Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter describes how sexual health has become a touchstone in discussions about political belonging in the United States. By linking the management of the individual body to the governance of ... 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


Sexually Transmitted Infections among Gay and Bisexual Men

Ronald O. Valdiserri

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a overview of prevalent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among gay and bisexual men. Descriptive epidemiology is presented for bacterial (gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia), ... More


Sexual health interventions should be subject to experimental evaluation

Chris Bonell, Rebecca Bennett, and Ann Oakley

in Effective Sexual Health Interventions: Issues in Experimental Evaluation

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198508496
eISBN:
9780191723797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508496.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that evaluating the effectiveness of sexual health promotion is necessary to promote the use of beneficial interventions, to prevent the deployment of harmful interventions, and ... 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


Sexual health interventions are unsuitable for experimental evaluation

Susan Kippax

in Effective Sexual Health Interventions: Issues in Experimental Evaluation

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198508496
eISBN:
9780191723797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508496.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that most, if not all, sexual health interventions are inherently unsuitable for experimental evaluation. While it is possible to design interventions that can be randomized, in ... More


An Adolescent Girl Seeking Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

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/9780199241323.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the case of Miss B, a fifteen-year-old young woman, who has come to Dr CD's office and asked for contraceptive care. She explains that for several months she has been sexually ... 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


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/9780199241323.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Through a series of case studies, this second part of the book applies principles of medicine, ethics, law, and human rights to a series of representative fact situations in reproductive and sexual ... More


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