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Dying for Growth Global Inequality and the Health of the Poor

ISBN-10: 1567511600

ISBN-13: 9781567511604

Edition: 2000

Authors: Jim Yong Kim, Joyce Millen, John Gershman, Alec Irwin

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Common Courage Press
Publication date: 7/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Selected Abbreviations
Introduction to the Problem
Introduction: What is Growing? Who is Dying?
Getting a Grip on the Global Economy
Terms Reconsidered: Decoding Development Discourse
Growth Strategies, State Restructuring, and the Health of the Poor
Hypocrisies of Development and the Health of the Haitian Poor
Theoretical Therapies, Remote Remedies: SAPs and the Political Ecology of Poverty and Health in Africa
Sickness Amidst Recovery: Public Debt and Private Suffering in Peru
Neoliberal Economic Policy, "State Desertion," and the Russian Health Crisis
Powerful Players, Harmful Consequences: Transnational Corporations, Inequality, and Health
Dying for Growth, Part I: Transnational Corporations and the Health of the Poor
Dying for Growth, Part II: The Political Influence of National and Transnational Corporations
Tragedy Without End: The 1984 Bhopal Gas Disaster
Neoliberal Trade and Investment and the Health of Maquiladora Workers on the U.S.-Mexico Border
Illicit Growth: U.S. Drug Policy and Global Inequality
The Drug War in Perspective
Alternatives to the Agenda
"The Threat of a Good Example": Health and Revolution in Cuba
The Smoke and Mirrors of Health Reform in El Salvador: Community Health NGOs and the Not-So-Neoliberal State
Conclusion: Pessimism of the Intellect, Optimism of the Will
Pragmatic Solidarity
Endnotes
Bibliography
Index
About the Editors