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Author Labonte, Ronald N

Title Health equity in a globalizing era : past challenges, future prospects / Ronald Labonté and Arne Ruckert
Published Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019
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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
16 International human rights: 'Taming' global economic markets?17 Global activism and the prospects for a healthier future; Index
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
Summary 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
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 19, 2019)
Subject Equality -- Health aspects
Globalization -- Health aspects
Health services accessibility
Equality -- Health aspects.
Globalization -- Health aspects.
Health services accessibility.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Form Electronic book
Author Rückert, Arne, 1975-
ISBN 0191872954 (electronic bk.)
0192572245 (electronic bk.)
9780191872952 (electronic bk.)
9780192572240 (electronic bk.)