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Promoting Social Justice Through Education In Public Health

Robert S. Lawrence

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780195171853
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865352 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0025
Promoting Social Justice Through Education In Public Health

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This chapter describes how social justice can be promoted through education in public health. It discusses principles of social justice and education in public health, including the logic of science added to moral and ethical reasons for social justice and the historical context of social justice and public health. It describes how education in public health can be used to promote social justice and puts forward an agenda for action.

Keywords: public health; education; schools of public health; human rights

Chapter.  4558 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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