xix, 584 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
1567511619 (cloth) 9781567511611 (cloth) 1567511600 (paperback) 9781567511604 (paperback)
Series in health and social justice.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 511-566) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : what is growing? Who is dying? / Joyce V. Millen [and others] Getting a grip on the global economy / John Gershman and Alec Irwin Terms reconsidered : decoding development discourse / Aaron Shalow and Alec Irwin Hypocrisies of development and the health of the Haitian poor / Paul Farmer and Didi Bertrand Theoretical therapies, remote remedies : SAPs and the political ecology of poverty and health in Africa / Brooke G. Schoepf [and others] Sickness amidst recovery : public debt and private suffering in Peru / Jim Yong Kim [and others] Neoliberal economic policy, "State desertion," and the Russian health crisis / Mark G. Field [and others] Dying for growth, part I : transnational corporations and the health of the poor / Joyce V. Millen and Timothy H. Holtz Dying for growth, part II : the political influence of national and transnational corporations / Joyce V. Millen [and others] Tragedy without end : the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster / Timothy H. Holtz Neoliberal trade and investment and the health of Maquiladora workers on the U.S.- Mexico border / Joel Brenner [and others] The drug war in perspective / Arnold Chien [and others] "The threat of a good example" : health and revolution in Cuba / Aviva Chomsky The smoke and mirrors of health reform in El Salvador : community health NGOs and the not-so-neoliberal state / Sandy Smith-Nonini Conclusion : pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will / Joyce V. Millen [and others] Pragmatic solidarity / Heena Patel [and others].