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Health equity in a globalizing era : past challenges, future prospects

Author: Ronald N Labonte; Arne Rückert
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title discusses how globalization impacts the health of individuals and populations. It focuses on how globalization processes have impacted various social determinants of health such as income, employment, or migration patterns, and how this in turn shapes inequities in health outcomes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald N Labonte; Arne Rückert
ISBN: 9780191872952 0191872954 9780192572240 0192572245
OCLC Number: 1078428223
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Health Equity in a Globalizing Era; Copyright; Contents; List of illustrations; List of abbreviations and acronyms; 1 Globalization: Definitions, a potted history, and implications for health; 2 Globalization as a 'determinant of the determinants of health'; 3 Neoliberalism and its health discontents; 4 Migration: Globalization's historically defining element; 5 Disrupted labour markets: Health opportunities for some, health risks for others; 6 Trade and investment liberalization: The health complications of 'free' trade 7 International development assistance and health: From the Millennium Development to the Sustainable Development Goals8 Globalizing health systems; 9 Global flows: Health workers and patients on the move; 10 Infectious diseases in the age of globalization; 11 The global diffusion of non-​communicable diseases; 12 Imperilling the health of the global environmental commons; 13 The gendered face of global health; 14 The global institutional architecture: Entangling health and its social determinants; 15 Overcoming gridlock: From global health governance to global governance for health 16 International human rights: 'Taming' global economic markets?17 Global activism and the prospects for a healthier future; Index
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In this tour de force, Labonte and Ruckert provide a comprehensive and critical view on major issues in globalisation such as trade and investment liberalization, labour migration, and neoliberalism. Read more...

 
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