Beholden: religion, global health, and human rights

Global health-related efforts today are usually shaped by two very different ideological approaches. They either reflect a human rights-based approach to health and equity, or they express religious or humanitarian 'aid'. Susan Holman challenges this stereotypical polarisation through stor...

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Main Author: Holman, Susan R. 1956-
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2015
Further subjects:B Health Religious aspects
B Health Religious aspects Christianity
B Medicine Religious aspects
B Medicine Religious aspects Christianity
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
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Summary:Global health-related efforts today are usually shaped by two very different ideological approaches. They either reflect a human rights-based approach to health and equity, or they express religious or humanitarian 'aid'. Susan Holman challenges this stereotypical polarisation through stories designed to help shape a new lens on global health, one that envisions a multi-disciplinary integration of respect for religion and culture with an equal respect for and engagement with human rights and social justice.
ISBN:019934535X
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827763.001.0001