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The body economic : why austerity kills : recessions, budget battles, and the politics of life and death

Author: David Stuckler; Sanjay Basu
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two public health researchers prove that the recent economic crises around the world have had calamitous effects on people's health, citing increases in suicide rates, HIV transmissions, and heart disease during times of bad fiscal policy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Stuckler; Sanjay Basu
ISBN: 0465063985 9780465063987
OCLC Number: 811206556
Description: xxi, 216 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. History. Tempering the Great Depression ; The post-communist mortality crisis ; From miracle to mirage --
Part II. The great recession. God bless Iceland ; Greek tragedy --
Part III. Resilience. To care or not to care ; Returning to work ; A plague on all your houses --
Conclusion: Healing the body economic.
Responsibility: David Stuckler, Sanjay Basu.
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Two public health researchers prove that the recent economic crises around the world have had calamitous effects on people's health, citing increases in suicide rates, HIV transmissions, and heart disease during times of bad fiscal policy.

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