Women, Ethics and Inequality in U.S. Healthcare
"To Count Among the Living" annotated edition
By (author) Anna M. Agathangelou
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Women, Ethics and Inequality in U.S. Healthcare by Anna M. Agathangelou
Book DescriptionPlease note this is a 'Palgrave to Order' title (PTO). Stock of this book requires shipment from an overseas supplier. It will be delivered to you within 12 weeks. When seriously ill, what contributes to a sense of being truly cared for and respected? This compelling book explores healthcare inequalities by listening closely to Black and Latina women with breast cancer. It puts their stories into conversation with current healthcare statistics, sharp theological imagination, healthcare providers, and social ethics. Vigen contends that ethicists, healthcare providers, and scholars arrive at an adequate understanding of human dignity and personhood only when they take seriously the experiences and needs of those most vulnerable due to systemic inequalities.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403973061
(216mm x 140mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 6-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Anna M. Agathangelou
Aana Marie Vigen explores healthcare disparities, the commodification of life, ethnographic methods in medical ethics, and notions of a "a good death" in her scholarship and teaching. Currently Assistant Professor of Ethics at Loyola University Chicago, she earned her Ph.D. in Social and Theological Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York in 2004.
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