Introduction: Merging law, human rights, and social epidemiology

Scott Burris

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This piece ties the articles in this issue with past work in law and public health. It recounts the process through which the papers in this issue came to be written, summarizes Jonathan Mann's writing on health and human rights, and briefly reviews key concepts in human rights, social epidemiology, and sociolegal theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)498-509
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Law, Medicine and Ethics
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Health Policy


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