Health & Social Justice Reading Group
Term II, Spring 2009        UCL CPJH Human right to health conference May 12-13, 2009

 UCL Health and Justice Seminar

Term II, Spring 2009 

 

Tuesdays 4:00 – 5:30

 

Room G20, 1-19 Torrington Place

(corner Tottenham Ct Rd./ Across from Planet Organic Store)

 

Contacts: Sridhar Venkatapuram s.venkatapuram@ucl.ac.uk or

                        James Wilson James james-gs.wilson@ucl.ac.uk

 

 

January 20, 2009

 

Wikler, D. (2004). Personal and social responsibility for health. In S. Anand, F. Peter & A. K. Sen (Eds.), Public health, ethics and equity pp. 109-134). Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press.

 wikler.pdf

 

January 27, 2009

 

Powers, M., & Faden, R. R. (2006). Social justice : the moral foundations of public health and health policy. New York ; Oxford: Oxford University Press, Chapter 3.

 SJHealthch3.pdf

 

February 3, 2009

 

Powers, M., & Faden, R. R. (2006). Social justice: the moral foundations of public health and health policy. New York ; Oxford: Oxford University Press, Chapter 4.

SJHealthch4.pdf SJHealthch4p82.pdf

 

February 10, 2009

 

Ruger, J. P. (2006). Toward a theory of a right to health: Capability and incompletely theorized agreements. Yale Journal of Law and Humanities, 18, 273-326.

 ruger_PTAsRtoH.pdf

 

February 17, 2009 ( no seminar)

 

February 24, 2009

 

Wilson, J. (manuscript). The Primacy of Justice in Public Health

 Toward_20a_Normative_Framework_for_P.pdf

 

March 3, 2009

 

Hausman, D. M. (2007). What's wrong with health inequalities? Journal of Political Philosophy, 15(1), 46-66.

 whatswrongwithhealthinequalities.pdf

 

March 10, 2009

cancelled

 

March 17, 2009

Wolff, J. (2009). Disability, status enhancement, personal enhancement and resource allocation. Economics And Philosophy, 25, 49-68.

 WolffDisabiltyResourceAllocation.pdf

 

 March 24, 2009

Crockett, R., Wilkinson, T. M., & Marteau, T. M. (2008). Social patterning of screening uptake and the impact of facilitating informed choices: psychological and ethical analyses. Health Care Anal, 16(1), 17-30.

 crockett_socialpatterning.pdf

 

 

 Selgelid, M. J. (2005). Ethics and infectious disease. Bioethics, 19(3), 272-289.

 selgelid_infectious_disease.pdf

 

May 12 -13, 2009

UCL Human Right to Health Conference

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cpjh/human-rights-conf

 

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Term 1, 2008

October 1

Daniels, N.  Equality of What: Welfare, Resources, or Capabilities?

equalityofwhatdaniels.pdf

 

October 8

Cuyler, AJ.  Equality of What in Health Policy? Conflicts Between the Contenders.

equalofwhatinhealthpolicycuyler.pdf

 

October 15

Krieger, N.  Epidemiology and the Web of Causation: Has Anyone Seen the Spider?

krieger.pdf

 

October 22

Rothman, KJ.  Should the Mission of Epidemiology Include the Eradication of Poverty? 

Rothman.pdf

Singer, P.  Famine, Affluence, and Morality.

Singerfamineaffluenceandmorality.pdf

 

October 29

Sen, AK.  Why Health Equity?

whyhealthequity.pdf

 

November 12 (two readings)

Whitehead, M.  The Concepts and Principles of Equity and Health.

217.pdf

Health_inequalities_and_health_inequ.doc

Wilson, James.  Health inequalities and health inequities.

 

November 19

Marmot, M.  Health in an unequal world. Social circumstances, biology and disease.

Marmotlecture06.pdf

 

November 26

Daniels, N. Justice, Health and Healthcare.

1.2daniels.pdf

 

December 3

Williams, A.  Economics, Ethics and the public in health care policy.

Williamsethicseconomicshealthcare.pdf

 

December 8 & 9

Social Determinants of health and social justice conference