Health Care and the Ethics of Encounter: A Jewish Discussion of Social Justice / Edition 1

Health Care and the Ethics of Encounter: A Jewish Discussion of Social Justice / Edition 1

by Laurie Zoloth
     
 

ISBN-10: 080784828X

ISBN-13: 9780807848289

Pub. Date: 10/04/1999

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

Health Care and the Ethics of Encounter: A Jewish Discussion of Social Justice

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Health Care and the Ethics of Encounter: A Jewish Discussion of Social Justice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807848289
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
10/04/1999
Series:
Studies in Social Medicine Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
Foreword by Allan M. Brandt and Larry R. Churchill
Preface
Acknowledgments
Part I. A Crisis in Health Care and a Challenge in Ethics
Chapter 1. Language, Narrative, and Desire: What We Yearn For
Chapter 2. Oregon: A Conversation Once Entered
Chapter 3. The Embodied Discourse of Health Care: Oregon Reconsidered
Chapter 4. Naming the Terrain: The Language of Liberal Justice and Its Claims
Chapter 5. The Moral Location of the Self: The Languages of the Alternative Discourse
Part II. The Texts and the Method: Jewish Ethics as Encounter
Chapter 6. The Discourse Itself: Method, Text, and Covenant
Chapter 7. Limits, Language, and Tradition: Jewish Textual Sources, Casuistry, and the Details of the Discourse
Chapter 8. Developing the Common Language: The Book of Ruth
Conclusion: Community and Conscience: Public Choices and Private Acts
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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