Chapter 1.C--Moral, Economic, and Political Themes

 

Chapter 1.C.1--Competing Paradigms

 

Chapter 1.C.2--Ethics, Empirics, and Narrative

 

The NIH maintains a website for Bioethics Resources on the Web.

 

 

Chapter 1.C.3--Feminist and Critical Race Perspectives

 

For narrative accounts by doctors who reflect on the impact of racial discrimination, see Vanessa N. Gamble, Subcutaneous Scars, 19(1) Health Aff. 164 (Jan. 2000), and Neil S. Calman,Out of the Shadow, 19(1) Health Aff. 170 (Jan. 2000).

 

The following are useful government and university web sites relating to civil rights in health care:
Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities
Minority Health Project, University of North Carolina


Chapter 1.C.4--Economics

 

The Federal Trade Commission held an extensive set of hearings in 2003-2004 on Health Care Competition Law and Policy, resulting in a comprehensive report, 
Improving Health Care: A Dose of Competition (July 2004).

 

 

Chapter 1.C.5--Rationing and Distributive Justice

 

 

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