Justice In Genetics
Intellectual Property and Human Rights from a Cosmopolitan Liberal Perspective
Louise Bernier, Professor and Head, Law and Life Sciences Program, University of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
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Providing new insight into the ideas surrounding one of the longest running and hotly debated governmental issues – the global access to healthcare challenge – Louise Bernier develops an original theoretical framework that builds upon cosmopolitan liberal theory. This groundbreaking analysis offers a useful justification for engaging in a global and more equitable redistribution of health-related resources.
Contents: Foreword Preface Introduction Part I: A Theoretical Framework for Distribution in Health 1. Global Application of Distributive Justice: A Cosmopolitan Approach 2. An Argument for Global Distribution in Health Part II: Some Normative Tools for Distribution in Health 3. International Intellectual Property Law: A First Tool? 4. International Human Rights Law: A Second Tool? Conclusion Bibliography Index