Bioethical Insights Into Values And Policy: Climate Change And Health by Cheryl C. MacphersonBioethical Insights Into Values And Policy: Climate Change And Health by Cheryl C. Macpherson

Bioethical Insights Into Values And Policy: Climate Change And Health

byCheryl C. Macpherson

Paperback | April 24, 2018

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Changes in earth's atmosphere, oceans, soil, weather patterns, and ecosystems are well documented by countless scientific disciplines. These manifestations of climate change harm public health. Given their goals and social responsibilities, influential health organizations recognize health impacts compounded by geography, social values, social determinants of health, health behaviors, and relationships between humans and environments primarily described in feminist ethics and environmental ethics. Health impacts are relevant to, but seldom addressed in bioethics, global health, public policy, or health or environmental policy. This book is the first to describe cultural, geographic, and socioeconomic factors that influence the regional significance of these impacts and frame them for bioethics and policy analyses.

Cheryl Macpherson is Professor and Chair of Bioethics at St George's University in Grenada where she teaches bioethics to medical and graduate students from many nations. Her research and publications center on bioethics, the environment, public health ethics, research ethics, and undertreated pain. She is a Senior Research Fellow in t...
Title:Bioethical Insights Into Values And Policy: Climate Change And HealthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pagesPublished:April 24, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319799029

ISBN - 13:9783319799025


Table of Contents

Table of Contents and Synopsis of Each Chapter.- Section 1: Climate Change is a Bioethics Problem.- C 1. Bioethics and the health impacts of climate change.- C 2. Health determinants and climate change.- C 3. The causes and impacts of climate change.- Section 2: Regional Contexts and Priorities.- C 4. The Wealthy West.- C 5. China and South East Asia.- C 6. India and Pakistan.- C 7. Africa and the Middle East.- C 8. Polar Regions and Small Island States.- Section 3: Public and Policy Dialog.- C 9. Risk Assessments and Responsibilities.- C 10. Health Governance and Policy.- C 11. Bioethics as Stakeholder.