Mappes & DeGrazia, Chapter 10: Lecture Notes/Outline by Larry Hauser

Social Justice and Health-Care Policy

Introduction: the Health-Care Crisis

Justice Rights and Societal Obligations


Justice, Liberty, Equality, and the Right to Health Care

The Libertarian Conception of Justice

The Socialist Conception of Justice

The Liberal Conception of Justice

Theories of Justice and a Right to Health Care

Societal Obligations or Commitments to Provide Health Care

Macroallocation Decisions and the Problem of Rationing

Health-Care-Delivery Systems

"Mixed" Health-Care-Delivery Systems

The Single-Payer Option