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Dying for growth

global inequality and the health of the poor

Published by Common Courage Press in Monroe, Me .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Introduction : what is growing? Who is dying? / Joyce V. Millen ... [et al.]
Getting a grip on the global economy / John Gershman and Alec Irwin
Terms reconsidered : decoding development discourse / Aaron Shalow and Alec Irwin
Hypocrisies of development and the health of the Haitian poor / Paul Farmer and Didi Bertrand
Theoretical therapies, remote remedies : SAPs and the political ecology of poverty and health in Africa / Brooke G. Schoepf ... [et al.]
Sickness amidst recovery : public debt and private suffering in Peru / Jim Yong Kim ... [et al.]
Neoliberal economic policy, "State desertion," and the Russian health crisis / Mark G. Field ... [et al.]
Dying for growth, part I : transnational corporations and the health of the poor / Joyce V. Millen and Timothy H. Holtz
Dying for growth, part II : the political influence of national and transnational corporations / Joyce V. Millen ... [et al.]
Tragedy without end : the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster / Timothy H. Holtz
Neoliberal trade and investment and the health of Maquiladora workers on the U.S.- Mexico border / Joel Brenner ... [et al.]
The drug war in perspective / Arnold Chien ... [et al.]
"The threat of a good example" : health and revolution in Cuba / Aviva Chomsky
The smoke and mirrors of health reform in El Salvador : community health NGOs and the not-so-neoliberal state / Sandy Smith-Nonini
Conclusion : pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will / Joyce V. Millen... [et al]
Pragmatic solidarity / Heena Patel ... [et al].

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 511-566) and index.


Library of Congress
RA418.5.P6 D95 2000

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xix, 584 p. :
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