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Is Healthcare the right to life or a privilege? : a study on President Obama’s healthcare reform and how it can improve the quality of economic Human Rights in the USA

Badju, Sarah LU (2010) MRSG20 20092
Human Rights Studies
Centre for Theology and Religious Studies
Abstract
The aim of this thesis is to examine how President Obama wants to establish health care reform in the United States of America and ultimately, to look at how health care reform will improve economic human rights. The thesis discusses Obama’s plan and the challenges he faces while presenting arguments from a neo-liberal theory and also using a human rights perspective as a supporter of health care reform. By the use of President Obama’s official White House speeches on health care, an analysis of these speeches has been made to extract Obama’s intention and the use of preparations he uses to present the idea of reform and its benefits. Through analysis of Obama’s public speeches and arguments from theoretical approaches, it becomes apparent... (More)
The aim of this thesis is to examine how President Obama wants to establish health care reform in the United States of America and ultimately, to look at how health care reform will improve economic human rights. The thesis discusses Obama’s plan and the challenges he faces while presenting arguments from a neo-liberal theory and also using a human rights perspective as a supporter of health care reform. By the use of President Obama’s official White House speeches on health care, an analysis of these speeches has been made to extract Obama’s intention and the use of preparations he uses to present the idea of reform and its benefits. Through analysis of Obama’s public speeches and arguments from theoretical approaches, it becomes apparent that health care reform is a phenomenon that has been necessary in the USA and will, consequently, improve the economic human rights of American citizens. (Less)
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author
Badju, Sarah LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSG20 20092
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
economic human rights, health care, reform, neo-liberalism, medical care, public health, hälsovård, hälsoskydd
language
English
id
1524997
date added to LUP
2010-03-04 16:50:31
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2014-09-04 08:27:47
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  abstract     = {The aim of this thesis is to examine how President Obama wants to establish health care reform in the United States of America and ultimately, to look at how health care reform will improve economic human rights. The thesis discusses Obama’s plan and the challenges he faces while presenting arguments from a neo-liberal theory and also using a human rights perspective as a supporter of health care reform. By the use of President Obama’s official White House speeches on health care, an analysis of these speeches has been made to extract Obama’s intention and the use of preparations he uses to present the idea of reform and its benefits. Through analysis of Obama’s public speeches and arguments from theoretical approaches, it becomes apparent that health care reform is a phenomenon that has been necessary in the USA and will, consequently, improve the economic human rights of American citizens.},
  author       = {Badju, Sarah},
  keyword      = {economic human rights,health care,reform,neo-liberalism,medical care,public health,hälsovård,hälsoskydd},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Is Healthcare the right to life or a privilege? : a study on President Obama’s healthcare reform and how it can improve the quality of economic Human Rights in the USA},
  year         = {2010},
}