Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Book Event: Health Care as a Right of Citizenship

Posted: 4/4/2017 (Local Events)

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend a presentation and discussion of the arguments for health care as a right of democratic citizenship, as advanced in CSDE Affiliate Gunnar Almgren’s newly released book—Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform.

The event will feature Almgren offering a brief overview of the evolution of American exceptionalism in health care, explaining the current political and social context that motivated the book, and unpacking the book’s main arguments. A discussion, facilitated by UW Professor of Philosophy Bill Talbott, with and among the audience will follow.  The event is free and open to the entire three-campus UW community.

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Date: 04/21/2017

Time: 3:30 - 5:30 PM

Location: University of Washington, Gowen Hall 1-A

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