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Structural Injustices in Our Nonideal World.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2020 Nov; Vol. 50 (6), pp. 42-43.

Abstract:Madison Powers and Ruth Faden's book Structural Injustice: Power, Advantage, and Human Rights (Oxford University Press, 2019), is an invaluable contribution to help us grasp the contemporary ills of our nonideal world. The authors' general claim is tha...

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Patients as Rights Holders.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2017 Jul; Vol. 47 (4), pp. 32-39.

Abstract:Autonomy and consent have been central values in Western moral and political thought for centuries. One way of understanding the bioethical models that started to develop, especially in the 1970s, is that they were about the fusion of a long-standing p...

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The Harms of a Penal Colony.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2019 Jul; Vol. 49 (4), pp. 44-45.

Abstract:More than just a jail, Rikers has become a site of shifting discourse on punishment and justice in the United States. In the book Life and Death in Rikers Island, Homer Venters argues that the systematic failures of jails to provide appropriate safety ...

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Asylum, Refuge, and Justice in Health.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2019 May; Vol. 49 (3), pp. 13-17.

Abstract:We are, as of May 2019, witnessing yet another "caravan" of people fleeing violence in Latin America, bonding together to reach the territory of safer states in the North. Similarly, in the fall of 2015, Europe experienced the movement of many refugees...

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The UN Challenge to Guardianship and Surrogate Decision-Making.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2022 Mar; Vol. 52 (2), pp. 4-6.

Abstract:In 2006, the United Nations issued the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Convention, together with an accompanying commentary, urges governments to abandon laws authorizing guardianship and substitute decision-making for people...

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Respecting Choice in Definitions of Death.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2018 Nov; Vol. 48 Suppl 4, pp. S53-S55.

Abstract:The definition of death was clearer one hundred years ago than it is today. People were declared dead if diagnosed with permanent cessation of both cardio-circulatory function and respiratory function. But the definition has been muddled by the develop...

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A Matter of Justice: "Fat" Is Not Necessarily a Bad Word.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2020 Sep; Vol. 50 (5), pp. 11-16.

Abstract:This essay argues that the discrimination that fat patients face is an issue of health justice. Insofar as this is the case, bioethicists and health care providers should not only care about it but also work to dismantle the systematic, institutional, ...

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Artificial Wombs and Abortion Rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2017 Jul; Vol. 47 (4), pp. inside back cover.

Abstract:In a study published in late April in Nature Communications, the authors were able to sustain 105- to 115-day-old premature lamb fetuses-whose level of development was comparable to that of a twenty-three-week-old human fetus-for four weeks in an artif...

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Medicine and making sense of queer lives.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2014 Sep; Vol. 44 Suppl 4, pp. S12-6.

Abstract:As practiced, medicine bumps along with the rest of us, doing its level best to cope with the contingencies of this often heartbreaking world. Yet it's a commonplace that much of medicine's self-image, and a good deal of its cultural heft, come from it...

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Identity or Behavior: A Moral and Medical Basis for LGBTQ Rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Hastings Center report [Hastings Cent Rep] 2014 Sep; Vol. 44 Suppl 4, pp. S4-5.

Abstract:The progress of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, and queer rights entails the erosion of prejudice, and erosion is a slow process. Much press accrues to the dramatic advancement of gay marriage, but that progress reflects decades of committed activ...

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