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The right to health in international law

Author: John Tobin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Tobin
ISBN: 9780199603299 0199603294 9780191731662 0191731668
OCLC Number: 890820062
Description: 416 Seiten
Contents: I. Clarifying expectations --
II. Constructing a meaning for the right to health --
A. The history of the right to health --
B. The conceptual foundations of the right to health --
C. The need for a persuasive methodology --
D. The meaning of health --
E. The obligation of states to recognize the right to health --
1. Charting the History of the Right to Health --
I. Introduction --
II. From invisible to inalienable: the recognition of the right to health --
III. The origins of the right to health --
A. The need to navigate the dangers of excessive liberalism and collectivism --
B. The nexus between war, rights, health, and peace --
C. The WHO and the right to the highest attainable standard of health --
D. The adoption of the UDHR and its aftermath --
a common enemy unites then the Cold War divides --
E. Using history to understand the meaning of the right to health --
IV. The role of public health in delivering the right to health.
Responsibility: John Tobin.


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