This book provides a clear and systematic introduction to the ethical issues involved in public health. It is an ideal textbook for students taking courses in public health ethics.
Table of Contents
* Introduction * Part One Moral and political philosophy * Introduction to Part One * Chapter 1 Consequentialism * Chapter 2 Non-consequentialism * Chapter 3 Political philosophy * Part One Summary * Part Two Public Health Activities * Introduction to Part Two * Chapter 4 Epidemiology * Chapter 5 Health concepts and promotion * Chapter 6 Health promotion as behaviour modification * Chapter 7 Immunisation * Chapter 8 Screening * Concluding Remarks: Public health ethics, the re-description problem, and philosophy * References * Index
Stephen Holland is a lecturer in the Departments of Philosophy and Health Sciences at the University of York.