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Globalization and health

Author: Ichirō Kawachi; Sarah P Wamala
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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'Globalization and Health' offers analysis of serious global threats to health, the tools that can be used to evaluate these, and the agencies established to respond to them. This work gives an account of the successes and failures, as well as the challenges and opportunities of globalisation for public health.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ichirō Kawachi; Sarah P Wamala
ISBN: 019517299X 9780195172997
OCLC Number: 61518310
Description: xv, 340 p. : ill., map ; 27 cm.
Contents: Globalization and health: challenges and prospects / Ichiro Kawachi and Sarah Wamala --
Infectious disease in the age of globalization / Lance Saker, Kelley Lee, and Barbara Cannito --
Globalization and tobacco / Derek Yach ... [et al.] --
The rapid shifts in stages of the nutrition transition: the global obesity epidemic / Barry M. Popkin and Michelle Mendez --
Global climate change and human health / A.J. McMichael and G. Ranmuthugala. Car culture, transport policy, and public health / Tord Kjellstrom and Sarah Hinde --
Poverty and inequality in a globalizing world / Ichiro Kawachi and Sarah Wamala --
The consequences of economic globalization on working conditions, labor relations, and workers' health / Christer Hogstedt, David H. Wegman, and Tord Kjellstrom --
Population movements / Pascale Allotey and Anthony Zwi --
Globalization and women's health / Sarah Wamala and Ichiro Kawachi --
Summary measures of population health: controversies and new directions / Daniel D. Reidpath --
Health impact assessment: towards globalization as if human rights mattered / Eileen O'Keefe and Alex Scott-Samuel --
Structural adjustment programs and health / Anna Breman and Carolyn Shelton --
Poverty reduction strategy papers: bold new approach to poverty eradication or old wine in new bottles? / Sarah Wamala, Ichiro Kawachi and Besinati Phiri Mpepo. Health policy and the World Trade Organization / M. Gregg Bloche and Elizabeth R. Jungman --
Promoting public health in the 21st century: the role of the World Health Organization / Ruth Bonita, Alec Irwin, and Robert Beaglehole --
What's politics got to do with it? health, the G8, and the global economy / Ted Schrecker and Ronald Labonte --
Military spending: global health threat or global public good? / Raymond R. Hyatt, Jr. Globalization and health : challenges and prospects / Ichiro Kawachi and Sarah Wamala --
Infectious disease in the age of globalization / Lance Saker, Kelley Lee, and Barbara Cannito --
Globalization and tobacco / Derek Yach ... [et al.] --
The rapid shifts in stages of the nutrition transition : the global obesity epidemic / Barry M. Popkin and Michelle Mendez --
Global climate change and human health / A.J. McMichael and G. Ranmuthugala --
Car culture, transport policy, and public health / Tord Kjellstrom and Sarah Hinde --
Poverty and inequality in a globalizing world / Ichiro Kawachi and Sarah Wamala --
The consequences of economic globalization on working conditions, labor relations, and workers' health / Christer Hogstedt, David H. Wegman, and Tord Kjellstrom --
Population movements / Pascale Allotey and Anthony Zwi --
Globalization and women's health / Sarah Wamala and Ichiro Kawachi --
Summary measures of population health : controversies and new directions / Daniel D. Reidpath --
Health impact assessment : towards globalization as if human rights mattered / Eileen O'Keefe and Alex Scott-Samuel --
Structural adjustment programs and health / Anna Breman and Carolyn Shelton --
Poverty reduction strategy papers : bold new approach to poverty eradication or old wine in new bottles? / Sarah Wamala, Ichiro Kawachi and Besinati Phiri Mpepo --
Health policy and the World Trade Organization / M. Gregg Bloche and Elizabeth R. Jungman --
Promoting public health in the 21st century : the role of the World Health Organization / Ruth Bonita, Alec Irwin, and Robert Beaglehole --
What's politics got to do with it? health, the G8, and the global economy / Ted Schrecker and Ronald Labonte --
Military spending : global health threat or global public good? / Raymond R. Hyatt, Jr.
Responsibility: edited by Ichiro Kawachi, Sarah Wamala.
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