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Paul Farmer
Western Carolina University
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    Rethinking Medical Ethics: A View From Below.Paul Farmer - 2004 - Developing World Bioethics 4 (1):17–41.
    In this paper, we argue that lack of access to the fruits of modern medicine and the science that informs it is an important and neglected topic within bioethics and medical ethics. This is especially clear to those working in what are now termed 'resource-poor settings'- to those working, in plain language, among populations living in dire poverty. We draw on our experience with infectious diseases in some of the poorest communities in the world to interrogate the central imperatives of (...)
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    Rethinking Health and Human Rights : Time for a Paradigm Shift.Paul Farmer & Nicole Gastineau - 2009 - In Mark Goodale (ed.), Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 655-666.
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    New Malaise: Bioethics and Human Rights in the Global Era.Paul Farmer & Nicole Gastineau Campos - 2004 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 32 (2):243-251.
    First, to what level of quality can medical ethics a spire, if it ignores callous discrimination in medrcal practice against large populations of the innocent poor? Second, how effective can such theories be in addressing the critical issues of medical and clinical ethics if they are unable to contribute to the closing of the gap of sociomedical disparity?Marcio Fabri dos Anjos, Medical Ethics in the Developing World: A Liberation Theology Perspective.
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    Rethinking Health and Human Rights: Time for a Paradigm Shift.Paul Farmer & Nicole Gastineau - 2002 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 30 (4):655-666.
    Medicine and its allied health sciences have for too long been peripherally involved in work on human rights. Fifty years ago, the door to greater involvement was opened by Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which underlined social and economic rights: “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and his family, including food, clothing, housing, and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in (...)
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    Partners: Discernment and Humanitarian Efforts in Settings of Violence.Nicole Gastineau Campos & Paul Farmer - 2003 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 31 (4):506-515.
    One hundred years ago, most wars occurred between nations; today, large-scale violent conflict consists almost exclusively of civil wars in which civilians constitute 30 percent of casualties.’ According to a recent World Bank study of conflict, the poorest one-sixth of the worlds population suffers four-fifths of the consequences of civil wars. While poverty is the greatest risk factor determining a nation’s likelihood of entering into conflict, it is also one of instability’s most predictable consequencet—thus, war is a vicious cycle, and (...)
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    Ebola, the Spanish Flu, and the Memory of Disease.Paul Farmer - 2019 - Critical Inquiry 46 (1):56-70.
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    Introduction: Developing Health Care in Severely Resource-Constrained Settings.Paul Farmer & Sadath Sayeed - 2012 - Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 2 (2):73-74.
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    The Exotic and the Mundane.Paul Farmer - 1990 - Human Nature 1 (4):415-446.
    The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Haiti has often been referred to as a “mystery,” and “striking similarities” between patterns of disease in Haiti and in sub-Saharan Africa are often underlined. The occurrence of AIDS in Haitians has also led to the postulation of a number of theories positing a Haitian origin for AIDS and linking the syndrome in Haitians to voodoo. A review of the epidemiological data gathered and published in the early years of the pandemic suggests that these “exotic” theories (...)
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    Power and Human Rights: The Political, Moral and Global Context of Health and Social ReformPathologies of Power. [REVIEW]Arthur Kleinman, Peter Benson & Paul Farmer - 2004 - Hastings Center Report 34 (2):44.
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    Social Injustice and the Responsibility of Health-Care Workers: Observation, Assessment, Action.Evan Lyon, Jim Yong Kim & Paul Farmer - 2008 - In Neil Arya & Joanna Santa Barbara (eds.), Peace Through Health: How Health Professionals Can Work for a Less Violent World. Kumarian Press.
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    Global AIDS: New Challenges for Health and Human Rights.Paul Farmer - 2005 - Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 48 (1):10-16.