Revue de presse
The fight against apartheid in South Africa inspired a Constitution that guarantees everyone the right to health. Lawrence Gostin s groundbreaking "Global Health Law" replicates that struggle globally, employing wider principles of social justice and international law. His book is rich in scholarship, and inspiring in its generous-spirited reach. --Justice Edwin Cameron, Constitutional Court of South Africa"
For those who would dismiss health law as a mind-numbing blend of insurance policy and the regulatory stated, think again. Lawrence Gostin here presents a persuasive and inspiring call to action for lawyers and legal scholars to harness their talent for the fundamental goal of health for all [...] Tedious it is not. --Times Higher Education
Présentation de l'éditeur
Despite global progress, staggering health inequalities between rich and poor raise basic questions of social justice. Defining the field of global health law, Lawrence Gostin drives home the need for effective governance and offers a blueprint for reform, based on the principle that the opportunity to live a healthy life is a basic human right.