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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 Development as Health: Employing the Collective Right to Development to Achieve the Goals of the Individual Right to Health Benjamin Mason Meier Ashley M. Fox Human Rights Quarterly, Volume 30, Number 2, May 2008, pp. 259-355 (Article) Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press For additional information about this article http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/hrq/summary/v030/30.2.meier.html Access Provided by Scarsdale High School at 10/29/10 5:24AM GMT A HUMAN RIGHTS QUARTERLY Development as Health: Employing the Collective Right to Development to Achieve the Goals of the Individual Right to Health Benjamin Mason Meier* & Ashley M. Fox** I. Introduction. .................................................................................... 261 II. Development and Health . ............................................................... 262 A. Poverty How a Lack of Development Impacts Public Health . .. 263 1. Underlying Determinants of Health. ....................................... 265 2. Economic Development as a Means to Improve Health. ........ 269 B. Public Goods and Public Health Systems. .................................. 271 C. Neoliberal Development Programs Harm Public Health . ........... 274 1. Evolving Development Paradigms. .......................................... 275 2. Poverty & Inequality How Inequitable Development Impacts Public Health . ........................................................... 279 3. Neoliberalism and Public Health System Deterioration. ......... 284 III. Rights-Based Development: Failure of the Individual Right to Health to Account for Damages to the Public s Health . .................. 290 A. Individual Rights Are Powerless to Protect Public Health Systems. ...................................................................................... 293 * Benjamin Mason Meier is an IGERT-International Development and Globalization Fellow, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Manager, Center for Health Policy, Columbia University. He received his MPhil from Columbia University J.D. from Cornell Law School ** Ashley Fox is an IGERT-International Development and Globalization Fellow, Department Sheet1 Page 2 of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University. She received her MPhil from Columbia University University of Connecticut (Political Science). The authors are grateful for the insightful comments of Professor Ronald Bayer, Anne Montgomery, Yayoi Shionoiri, and participants at the various conferences at which these ideas were presented during their formulation and development. Human Rights Quarterly 30 (2008) 259& 355 2008 by The Johns Hopkins University Press H HUMAN RIGHTS QUARTERLY Vol. 30 B. The Incomplete Success of the Right to Health . ......................... 296 1. Historical Origins of Right to Health as Right to Medicine . ... 297 2. Progressive Realization: Resource Constraints on the Right to Health. ...................................................................... ....
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