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Global Health Justice and Governance

Jennifer Prah Ruger


Critical and dangerous threats imperil global health. Serious health disparities, hazardous contagions that can circle our globalized planet in hours, a bewildering confusion of health actors and systems all combine in a kaleidoscopically fragmented, incoherent, and unjust global health enterprise. While a growing body of work in global justice and international relations explores moral issues and global governance, very little of it has linked principles of global health justice to governance to create a theory of global health. But the dangers confronting the world make a theoretical framewo ... More

Keywords: global health justice, provincial globalism, shared health governance, health capability, human flourishing, global health

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199694631
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199694631.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennifer Prah Ruger, author
Amaryta Sen Professor of Health Equity, Economics, and Policy; Associate Dean for Global Studies; Faculty Chair of the Centre for High Impact Philanthropy, University of Pennsylvania