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Reading group on: Madison Powers & Ruth Faden (2019). Structural injustice: power, advantage, and human rights. New York: Oxford University Press.
9 February @ 17:00 - 18:30
One event on 26 January 2022 at 17:00
One event on 9 February 2022 at 17:00
One event on 2 March 2022 at 17:00
In their most recent book published in 2019, Madison Powers and Ruth Faden follow up with their project to develop an approach for social justice in public health and present a wider more general theory of structural injustice. Central to their theory is the relationship between several core dimensions of well-being and fundamental human rights, institutional responsibility and civil activism. In this reading group we would like to provide the space for an in-depth discussion of this work and its wider implications for bioethics, public health ethics, ethics of technology, and other related fields.
At the beginning of each session one of the participants will give a 10-15 min. summary of the chapters to be discussed and will prepare one or two questions to start the discussion. The discussion will then be structured rather loosely according to the group’s needs. Each individual session will take 90min.
|Session 1: 12.01.22; 17.00 – 18.30||Chapters 1 & 2|
|Session 2: 26.01.22; 17.00 – 18.30||Chapters 3 & 4|
|Session 3: 09.02.22; 17.00 – 18.30||Chapters 5 & 6|
|Session 4: 02.03.22; 17.00 – 18.30||Chapters 7 & 8|
|Session 5: tbd||Discussion with the authors|
If you are interested, please e-mail Leon Rossmaier (email@example.com) to receive the link to the online meeting and indicate for which session you would like to provide the summary.
Additional Readings in response to Powers & Faden: Social Justice. The Moral Foundation of Public Health and Health Policy:
Horn, L. (2013). Powers and Faden’s Theory of Social Justice Applied to the Problem of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome in South Africa. Public Health Ethics, 6(1), 3–10. https://doi.org/10.1093/phe/pht004
Inoue, A. (2013). Is Moderate Essentialism Truly Moderate? Public Health Ethics, 6(1), 21–27. https://doi.org/10.1093/phe/pht001
Nielsen, M. E. J., Landes, X., & Andersen, M. M. (2013). Should We Equalize Status in Order to Equalize Health? Public Health Ethics, 6(1), 104–113. https://doi.org/10.1093/phe/pht007
Powers, M., & Faden, R. (2013). Social Practices, Public Health and the Twin Aims of Justice: Responses to Comments. Public Health Ethics, 6(1), 45–49. https://doi.org/10.1093/phe/pht012
Silva, D. S. (2013). Powers and Faden’s Concept of Self-Determination and What It Means to ‘Achieve’ Well-Being in Their Theory of Social Justice. Public Health Ethics, 6(1), 35–44. https://doi.org/10.1093/phe/pht003
Viens, A. M. (2013). Disadvantage, Social Justice and Paternalism. Public Health Ethics, 6(1), 28–34. https://doi.org/10.1093/phe/pht002
Wild, V., & Ganguli Mitra, A. (2013). Meeting the Authors: A Workshop on Social Justice in Public Health with Ruth Faden and Madison Powers. Public Health Ethics, 6(1), 1–2. https://doi.org/10.1093/phe/pht013
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