Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Justice, health, and health care.
Ch. 2. Justice and the basic structure of health-care systems.
Ch. 3. Multiculturalism and just health care: taking pluralism seriously.
Ch. 4. Utilitarian approaches to justice in health care.
Ch. 5. Aggregation and the moral relevance of context in health-care decision making.
Ch. 6. Why there is no right to health care.
Ch. 7. Specifying the content of the human right to health care.
Ch. 8. Unequal by design: health care, distributive justice, and the American political process.
Ch. 9. Health-care justice and agency.
Ch. 10. Treatment according to need: justice and the British National Health Service.
Ch. 11. Rationing decisions: integrating cost-effectiveness with other values.
Ch. 12. Resources and rights: court decisions in the United Kingdom.
Ch. 13. Justice and the social reality of health: the case of Australia.
Ch. 14. Justice for all? The Scandinavian approach.
Ch. 15. Ethics, politics, and priorities in the Italian health-care system.
Ch. 16. Philosophical reflections on clinical trials in developing countries.
Ch. 17. Racial groups, distrust, and the distribution of health care.
Ch. 18. Gender justice in the health-care system: past experiences, present realities, and future hopes.
Ch. 19. Bedside justice and disability: personalizing judgment, preserving impartiality.
Ch. 20. The medical, the mental, and the dental: vicissitudes of stigma and compassion.
Ch. 21. Children's right to health care: a modest proposal.
Ch. 22. Age rationing under conditions of injustice. Ch. 23. Just expectations: family caregivers, practical identities, and social justice in the provision of health care.
Ch. 24. Caring for the vulnerable by caring for the caregiver: the case of mental retardation.
Ch. 25. Justice, health, and the price of poverty.
Ch. 26. Alternative health care: limits of science and boundaries of access.
Ch. 27. Justice in transplant organ allocation.
Ch. 28. Priority to the worse off in health-care resource prioritization.
Ch. 29. Whether to discontinue nonfutile use of a scarce resource.
Ch. 30. Disability, justice, and health-systems performance assessment.
Ch. 31. Responsibility for health status.
Ch. 32. Does distributive justice require universal access to assisted reproduction?.
Ch. 33. Premature and compromised neonates.
Ch. 34. Just caring: Do future possible children have a just claim to a sufficiently healthy genome?