AIDS The Politics of Survival
Political And Economic Determinants of Population Health and Well-Being: Controversies and Developments
The Political Economy of Social Inequalities Consequences for Health and Quality of Life
Neoliberalism, Globalization, and Inequalities Consequences for Health and Quality of Life
Imperialism, Health and Medicine
Cancer-gate How to Win the Losing Cancer War
By J. Warren Salmon
June 15, 1993
This new volume illuminates the growing corporate in-roads into the health care system and its probable consequences, especially for physicians and other practitioners. Its fourteen contributors examine both the delivery and supply functions in the health sector in America. Ambulatory care, ...
By Nancy Krieger, Glen Margo
June 15, 1994
In one short decade, the politics of AIDS has become the politics of survival. In a world whose social order is changing before our eyes, AIDS insistently brings new meaning to the age-old question of what it is we must do to survive-as individuals, as families, as communities, as nations, as ...
By Meredith Minkler, Carroll L. Estes
June 15, 1990
This unique volume brings together 20 critical essays on aging within the context of the broad social, political, and economic factors that help shape and determine the realities of growing old. Rather than viewing aging in isolation, it explores the social creation of old age dependency and the ...
By Giovanni Berlinguer
June 15, 2003
"Everyday Bioethics" suggests a new perspective on the relationships between science, ethics and society. It is based upon the distinction and integration of two fields: the frontier bioethics, which examines the new development of biomedicine; and the bioethics of everyday life, which concerns all...
By Vincente Navarro, Caries Muntaner
June 15, 2004
The field of social inequalities in health continues its vigorous growth in the early years of the 21st century. This volume, following in the footsteps of Vicente Navarro's edited collection The Political Economy of Social Inequalities, is a compilation of recent contributions to the areas of ...
By Warren J Salmon
January 01, 1990
The author explores how the corporate transformation of hospitals, HMOs, and the insurance and pharmaceutical industries has resulted in reduction in services, dangerous cost cutting, poor regulation, and corrupt research. He sheds light on the political lobbying and media manipulation that keeps ...
By Vincente Navarro
June 15, 2001
In the last two decades of the 20th century, we witnessed a dramatic growth in social inequalities within and among countries. This has had a most negative impact on the health and quality of life of large sectors of the populations in the developed and underdeveloped world. This volume analyzes ...
By Jeffrey V. Johnson, Bertil Gardell, Gunn Johannson
June 15, 1991
Dedicated to the late Bertil Gardell, a Swedish Social Scientist, this text comprises of 18 essays that shares a common vision - the impact of work on the interconnected processes of stress and disease....
By Elizabeth Fee, Nancy Krieger
June 15, 1994
This collection of essays addresses the broadening array of issues on the agenda of the women's health movements of the 1980s and 1990s, just as a previous collection, "Women and Health: The Politics of Sex in Medicine", gathered contributions from the earlier wave of the women's health movement in...
By Vicente Navarro
September 15, 2007
Since U.S. President Reagan and U.K. 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 development are those that reduce the role of the state in economic and social lives: privatizing ...
By Samuel S. Epstein
August 12, 2019
Award-winning author, Samuel S. Epstein, M.D., whose 1978 book ""The Politics of Cancer"" shook the political establishment by showing how the federal government had been corrupted by industrial polluters, has written a book that is sure to be of equal consequence. ""Cancer-Gate: How to Win the ...