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Global Health, Human Rights, and the Challenge of Neoliberal Policies

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  • Date Published: May 2017
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107458482

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  • Written by a respected authority on human rights and public health, this book delivers an in-depth review of the challenges of neoliberal models and policies for realizing the right to health. The author expertly explores the integration of social determinants into the right to health along with the methodologies and findings of social medicine and epidemiology. The author goes on to challenge the way that health care is currently provided and makes the case that achieving universal health coverage will require fundamental health systems reforms.

    • Interprets the right to health as an emergent right needing to cope with a very different environment than the one in which it was initially framed
    • Places the interpretation and implementation of the right to health in a contemporary context rather than offering a static legal or philosophical approach
    • Offers the human rights and ethical requirements of universal health coverage
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    • Date Published: May 2017
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107458482
    • length: 355 pages
    • dimensions: 230 x 150 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.54kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. The right to health as an emergent human right
    2. Evaluating interpretations of the right to health
    3. Health and human rights in the neoliberal era
    4. Private sector provision, health, and human rights
    5. Globalization, health, and human rights
    6. Achieving improved access to medicines
    7. The social determinants of health, health equity, and human rights
    8. Right to health perspectives on universal health care.

  • Author

    Audrey R. Chapman, University of Connecticut
    Audrey R. Chapman currently holds the Healey Endowed Chair at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and is affiliated with the University of Connecticut Human Rights Institute. She previously served as the Director of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Science and Human Rights Program and on expert committees appointed by the UN Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights and the UNESCO human rights program.

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