Introduction : health and human rights

Bennett, Belinda (2011) Introduction : health and human rights. International Journal of Law in Context, 7(3), pp. 271-272.

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Abstract

Over recent years there has been a growing awareness of the relevance of human rights to health and the provision of health care. While human rights are seen as universal in nature, and all of humanity shares the need for good health as a precondition of human flourishing, the articulation of shared goals, values and policies has proven to be a complex matter. This special issue of the International Journal of Law in Context brings together international scholars to analyse and explore the relationship between health and human rights.

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ID Code: 70905
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Special Issue 03 (Health and Human Rights)
DOI: 10.1017/S1744552311000206
ISSN: 1744-5523
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Cambridge University Press
Deposited On: 01 May 2014 03:13
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2015 05:22

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