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A right to health care.

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What does it mean to say that there is a right to health care? Health care is part of a cooperative project that organizes finite resources. How are these resources to be distributed? This essay discusses three rival theories. The first two, a utilitarian theory and an interst theory, are both instrumental, in that they collapse rights to good states of affairs. A third theory, offered by Thomas Pogge, locates the question within an institutional legal context and distinguishes between a righ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
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Author
Journal:
Journal of law, medicine and ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics More from this journal
Volume:
40
Issue:
2
Pages:
268-285
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1748-720X
ISSN:
1073-1105
Language:
English
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pubs:342496
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uuid:8c937f93-fee3-4611-b53e-eb71bffb1562
Local pid:
pubs:342496
Source identifiers:
342496
Deposit date:
2014-09-17

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