Chapter 19. Justice and the Financing of Health Care

  1. Rosamond Rhodes,
  2. Leslie P. Francis and
  3. Anita Silvers
  1. Stephen R. Latham

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch19

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

How to Cite

Latham, S. R. (2007) Justice and the Financing of Health Care, in The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics (eds R. Rhodes, L. P. Francis and A. Silvers), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch19

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125833

Online ISBN: 9780470690932

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Keywords:

  • transacting parties;
  • health care;
  • social welfare;
  • utilitarianism;
  • policymakers

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction: The Moral Arbitrariness of Health Status

  • Justice as a Social Virtue

  • Libertarian and Conservative Arguments

  • Utilitarian Approaches to Justice in Health Care Finance

  • Rawls' s Theory of Justice

  • Justice and the Social Determinants of Health

  • The Capabilities Approach

  • International Justice and Health

  • Conclusion

  • References