Bioethics, Justice, and Health Care

Front Cover
Wanda Teays, Laura Martha Purdy
Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2001 - Medical - 683 pages
0 Reviews
This new text offers the perspectives necessary for a comprehensive and objective critique of the health care establishment. By including diverse perspectives, students obtain a more accurate sense of the issues and the ethical considerations in a pluralistic society that values justice in its health systems.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Concept of Health
6
The Influence of Puritanism on American
12
Dan E Beauchamp Public Health as Social Justice
20
Copyright

65 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2001)

Wanda Teays is currently a professor and chair of the Philosophy Department at Mount St. Mary's College in Los Angeles. She has a B.A. in Mathematics and Philosophy from CSU Fullerton, an M.A. in Philosophy of Mathematics from the University of Alberta, a Ph.D. in Humanities from Concordia University in Montreal, and an M.T.S. (Applied Ethics) from Harvard University. She teaches, writes, speaks, and edits books in the areas of critical thinking, bioethics, violence, human rights and the law. Having studied and taught in Canada over a span of twelve years, she knows the value of diverse perspectives. She draws on her work as a consultant in critical thinking to colleges, universities, and school districts (K-12) to promote quality education for all students. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, pet cockatoo, and a small herd of cats.

Bibliographic information