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
The Psychosocial Work Environment Work Organization, Democratization, and Health : Essays in Memory of Bertil Gardell
Imperialism, Health and Medicine
Cancer-gate How to Win the Losing Cancer War
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...
Edited 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....
Edited 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 ...
By Samuel Wolfe
June 15, 1978
Offers insights into such contemporary issues as health workers' unions, labor conflicts in health care facilities, and underlying class and class related sex and ethnic conflicts that beset the health sector....
By Vicente Navarro
June 15, 1992
This book shows how the insurance industry and the medical industrial complex are the major influences in the health policy of the United States. They, and not the people, are those who determine the policies of the U.S. government. The volume shows how the United States could indeed provide ...