Global Health (Ethical Challenges), 2nd Edition (Original PDF from Publisher)

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published date: 07 Feb 21

Addressing global health is one of the largest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century, however, this task is becoming even more formidable with the accelerated destruction of the planet. Building on the success of the previous edition, the book outlines how progress towards improving global health relies on understanding its core social, economic, political, environmental and ideological aspects. A multi-disciplinary group of authors suggest not only theoretically compelling arguments for what we must do, but also provide practical recommendations as to how we can promote global health despite contemporary constraints. The importance of cross-cultural dialogue and utilisation of ethical tools in tackling global health problems is emphasised. Thoroughly updated, new or expanded topics include: mass displacement of people; novel threats, including new infectious diseases; global justice; and ecological ethics and planetary sustainability. Offering a diverse range of perspectives, this volume is essential for bioethicists, public health practitioners and philosophers.

Product Details

  • Publisher:Cambridge University Press; 2nd edition (February 18, 2021)
  • Language:English
  • Paperback:510 pages
  • ISBN-10:1108728715
  • ISBN-13:978-1108728713
  • ISBN-13:9781108728713
  • eText ISBN: 9781108663380
  • Item Weight:2.46 pounds
  • Dimensions:7.44 x 1.15 x 9.69 inches



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