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Author Mann, Scott, 1952-

Title Bioethics in perspective : corporate power, public health and political economy / Scott Mann
Published Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2010


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 MELB  174.957 Man/Bip  AVAILABLE
Description v, 287 pages ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction; 1. Ethics and ideology; 2. Freely competitive markets; 3. Problems of competition; 4. Health inequalities; 5. Food and water; 6. GM foods and life patents; 7. Energy and greenhouse; 8. Healthcare provision; 9. Drugs, drug-testing and drug companies; 10. What is to be done
Summary Explors the consequences of policies for health and healthcare around the world, in terms of increasing health inequalities, serious food and water shortages, inadequate health care provision and the marketing of dangerous and unnecessary drugs. Mann, University of Western Sydney
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-273) and index
Subject Bioethics.
Medical ethics.
Medical policy.
Public health -- Economic aspects.
Public health -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Public health.
Bioethical Issues.
Health Policy.
Health Status Disparities.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Author Mann, Scott, 1952-
LC no. 2010530473
ISBN 9780521756563 (paperback)
Other Titles Corporate power, public health and political economy