Promoting Social Justice Through Education in Public Health

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This chapter describes how social justice can be promoted through education in public health. It discusses principles of social justice and education in public health, including the logic of science added to moral and ethical reasons for social justice and the historical context of social justice and public health. It describes how education in public health can be used to promote social justice and puts forward an agenda for action.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSocial Injustice and Public Health
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199865352
ISBN (Print)9780195171853
StatePublished - Sep 1 2009


  • Education
  • Human rights
  • Public health
  • Schools of public health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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