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Author Wolff, Jonathan.

Title The human right to health / Jonathan Wolff.

Published New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2012.
Edition 1st ed.
 Law Library - First Floor  RA427.9 .W65 2012     AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 192 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Amnesty International global ethics series
Amnesty International global ethics series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-177) and index.
Summary A philosophy professor discusses the right to health and explores both views on the issue including the idea that it is a fundamental right along the lines of free speech and also that it is an issue of impractical overreach.
Contents The universal declaration of human rights -- The human right to health and its critics -- HIV/AIDS and the human right to health -- Problems and prospects -- What's next?
Subject Human rights -- Health aspects.
World health.
Poor -- Health and hygiene.
ISBN 9780393063356 (hardcover)
0393063356 (hardcover)