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Parents’ Working Conditions and Children’s Health

Jody Heymann

in Forgotten Families: Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195156591
eISBN:
9780199943333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156591.003.0030
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the consequences of global transformations for children's health. It presents Pham Dieu Hien's childhood in Vietnam. His story is among the many which tell of the indelible ways ... More


Feeding sick people, especially children

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622334
eISBN:
9780191723643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the feeding of sick children. Topics discussed include the reasons why a sick child may not eat enough, what families need to know about feeding sick children, feeding ... More


Choosing One for the Sake of Another

Stephen Wilkinson

in Choosing Tomorrow's Children: The Ethics of Selective Reproduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273966
eISBN:
9780191706585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273966.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter starts by evaluating the Cost of Care Argument. This is a further argument against selecting for disability, one that (unlike those considered in Chapter 3) relies not on appeals to the ... More


Can We Leave the Best Interests of Very Sick Children to their Parents?

Michael Freeman

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines the issue of parental rights over the care for their sick child. The fullest, modern statement of minimum state intervention in parent–child relations is articulated by ... More


Children and young adults

Ann Goldman and Ildiko Schuller

in Palliative Care for Non-cancer Patients

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629609
eISBN:
9780191730054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629609.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Good support and palliative care are essential for children who are born with or develop a life-threatening disease. Focusing on the needs of children with life-threatening illness as a group and the ... More


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