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  • What Makes Health Public?

    A Critical Evaluation of Moral, Legal, and Political Claims in Public Health

    by John Coggon

    series Cambridge Bioethics and Law #15
    John Coggon argues that the important question for analysts in the fields of public health law and ethics is 'what makes health public?' He offers a conceptual and analytic scrutiny of the salient issues raised by this question, outlines the concepts entailed in, or denoted by, the term 'public health' and argues why and how normative analyses in public health are inquiries in political theory. ... Read more

    $29.59 USD

  • Ethical Judgments

    Re-Writing Medical Law

    by Dr Stephen W. Smith and 6 more

    This edited collection is designed to explore the ethical nature of judicial decision-making, particularly relating to cases in the health/medical sphere, where judges are often called upon to issue rulings on questions containing an explicit ethical component. However, judges do not receive any specific training in ethical decision-making, and often disown any place for ethics in their decision ... Read more

    $47.79 USD

  • Global Health and International Community

    Ethical, Political and Regulatory Challenges

    by John Coggon and 1 more

    series Science Ethics and Society
    This book is available as open access through the Bloomsbury Open Access programme and is available on health arguably represents the most pressing issues facing humanity. Trends in international migration and transnational commerce render state boundaries increasingly porous. Human activity in one part of the world can lead to health impacts elsewhere. Animals ... Read more

    $36.49 USD

  • Public Health Law

    Ethics, Governance, and Regulation

    by John Coggon and 2 more

    Public health activity, and the state’s public health responsibilities to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy, can only be achieved through different means of social coordination. This places law and regulation at the heart of public health. They are fundamental both to methods of achieving public health goals and to constraints that may be put on public health activity. As such, ... Read more

    $56.69 USD

  • Criminal Law, Philosophy and Public Health Practice

    by A. M. Viens and 2 more

    series Cambridge Bioethics and Law
    The goal of improving public health involves the use of different tools, with the law being one way to influence the activities of institutions and individuals. Of the regulatory mechanisms afforded by law to achieve this end, criminal law remains a perennial mechanism to delimit the scope of individual and group conduct. Utilising criminal law may promote or hinder public health goals, and its ... Read more

    $59.09 USD

  • From reason to practice in bioethics

    An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

    by John Coggon and 3 more

    series Contemporary Issues in Bioethics
    From reason to practice in bioethics brings together original contributions from some of the world’s leading scholars in the field of bioethics. With a particular focus on, and critical engagement with, the influential work of Professor John Harris, the book provides a detailed exploration of some of the most interesting and challenging philosophical and practical questions raised in bioethics. ... Read more

    $86.39 USD

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    by Gordon Tait

    Making Sense of Mass Education provides a comprehensive analysis of the field of mass education. The book presents new assessment of traditional issues associated with education – class, race, gender, discrimination and equity – to dispel myths and assumptions about the classroom. It examines the complex relationship between the media, popular culture and schooling, and places the expectations ... Read more

    $55.79 USD

  • Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories

    by Lorraine Code

    The path-breaking Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories is an accessible, multidisciplinary insight into the complex field of feminist thought. The Encyclopedia contains over 500 authoritative entries commissioned from an international team of contributors and includes clear, concise and provocative explanations of key themes and ideas. Each entry contains cross references and a bibliographic guide to ... Read more

    $49.49 USD

  • Sociology: The Key Concepts

    by John Scott

    series Routledge Key Guides
    An essential A-Z guide to the full range of sociological thought, Sociology: The Key Concepts is an important addition to the established and successful Key Concepts series.Fully cross-referenced with an extensive glossary, this accessible text also includes:alphabetical listings of key concepts for ease of usesuggestions for further reading to enhance understanding of areas coveredentries on ... Read more

    $35.09 USD

  • The Body: A Very Short Introduction

    by Chris Shilling

    series Very Short Introductions
    The human body is thought of conventionally as a biological entity, with its longevity, morbidity, size and even appearance determined by genetic factors immune to the influence of society or culture. Since the mid-1980s, however, there has been a rising awareness of how our bodies, and our perception of them, are influenced by the social, cultural and material contexts in which humans live. ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Undoing Privilege

    Unearned Advantage in a Divided World

    by Professor Bob Pease

    For every group that is oppressed, another group is privileged. In Undoing Privilege, Bob Pease argues that privilege, as the other side of oppression, has received insufficient attention in both critical theories and in the practices of social change. As a result, dominant groups have been allowed to reinforce their dominance. Undoing Privilege explores the main sites of privilege, from Western ... Read more

    $29.69 USD

  • Understanding Law and Society

    by Max Travers

    This textbook on the sociology of law is organised according to the theoretical traditions of sociology, and oriented towards providing an accessible, but sophisticated, introduction to, and overview of, the central themes, problems and debates in this field. The book employs an international range of examples - including the state, minority rights, terrorism, family violence, the legal profession ... Read more

    $66.59 USD