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Neoliberalism globalization and inequalities : consequences for health and quality of life

Author: Vicente Navarro; Baywood.
Publisher: Amityville : Baywood Publishing Company, 2007.
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Since US President Reagan and UK Prime Minister Thatcher, a major ideology (under the name of economic science) has been expanded worldwide that claims that the best policies to stimulate human  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicente Navarro; Baywood.
ISBN: 9780895033383 0895033380
OCLC Number: 963491717
Description: vii, 506 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I What Is Neoliberalism? Neoliberalism as a Class Ideology; Or, the Political Causes of the Growth of Inequalities Vicente NavarroPART II Neoliberalism, Globalization, and the Welfare State Is Globalization Undermining the Welfare State? The Evolution of the Welfare State in Developed Capitalist Countries during the 1990's Vicente Navarro, John Schmitt, and Javier Astudillo The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities Francis G. CastlesPART III The Growth of Inequalities Should We Worry about Inequality? Robert Hunter Wade The Causes of Increasing World Poverty and Inequality; Or, Why the Matthew Effect Prevails Robert Hunter Wade Is Globalization Reducing Poverty and Inequality? Robert Hunter WadePART IV Consequences of Neoliberalism and Globalization for Health and Quality of Life The Scorecard on Development: 25 Years of Diminished Progress Mark Weisbrot, Dean Baker, and David Rosnick The World Health Situation Vicente NavarroPART V European Integration and Its Consequences for Health and Quality of Life Economic Efficiency versus Social Equality? The U.S. Liberal Model versus the European Social Model Vicente Navarro and John Schmitt Is the United States a Good Model for Reducing Social Exclusion in Europe? John Schmitt and Ben ZippererPART VI The Liberal Model in the United States and Its Social Consequences Labor Markets and Economic Inequality in the United States Since the End of the 1970s John Schmitt The Politics of Health Inequalities Research in the United States Vicente NavarroPART VII The Situation in Latin America: Alternatives to Neoliberalism An Alternative to the Neoliberal Model in Health: The Case of Venezuela Oscar Feo and Carlos Eduardo Siqueira Venezuela's Barrio Adentro: An Alternative to Neoliberalism in Health Care Carles Muntaner, Rene M. Guerra Salazar, Joan Benach, and Francisco ArmadaPART VIII The Consequences of Neoliberalism in Africa The Dispossession of African Wealth at the Cost of Africa's Health Patrick Bond Uneven Health Outcomes and Political Resistance under Residual Neoliberalism in Africa Patrick Bond and George Dor The International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Africa: A "Disastrous" Record Demba Moussa DembelePART IX Analysis of Proposed Solutions to Current Health and Social Problems A. Critiques of WHO Commissions The Sachs Report: Investing in Health for Economic Development-Or Increasing the Size of the Crumbs from the Rich Man's Table? Alison Katz Report of the WHO Commission on Macroeconomics and Health: A Critique Debabar Banerji Assessment of the World Health Report 2000 Vicente Navarro Serious Crisis in the Practice of International Health by the World Health Organization: The Commission on Social Determinants of Health Debabar Banerji B. Critique of Neoliberal Solutions to World Poverty A Critique of Jeffrey D. Sachs's The End of Poverty Doug HenwoodMeet the Contributors Index
Responsibility: Vincente Navarro.


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