Neoliberalism, globalization, and inequalities : consequences for health and quality of life / edited by Vicente Navarro.

Amityville, N.Y. : Baywood Pub., c2007.
vii, 506 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pt. I. What is neoliberalism? -- 1. Neoliberalism as a class ideology; or, the political causes of the growth of inequalities / Vicente Navarro -- Pt. II. Neoliberalism, globalization, and the welfare state -- 2. Is globalization undermining the welfare state? : the evolution of the welfare state in developed capitalist countries during the 1990s / Vicente Navarro, John Schmitt and Javier Astudillo -- 3. The future of the welfare state : crisis myths and crisis realities / Francis G. Castles -- Pt. III. The growth of inequalities -- 4. Should we worry about income inequality? / Robert Hunter Wade -- 5. The causes of increasing world poverty and inequality; or, why the Matthew effect prevails / Robert Hunter Wade -- 6. Is globalization reducing poverty and inequality? / Robert Hunter Wade -- Pt. IV. Consequences of neoliberalism and globalization for health and quality of life -- 7. The scorecard on development : 25 years of diminished progress / Mark Weisbrot, Dean Baker and David Rosnick -- 8. The world health situation / Vicente Navarro -- Pt. V. European integration and its consequences for health and quality of life -- 9. Economic efficiency versus social equality? : the U.S. liberal model versus the European social model / Vicente Navarro and John Schmitt -- 10. Is the United States a good model for reducing social exclusion in Europe? / John Schmitt and Ben Zipperer -- Pt. VI. The liberal model in the United States and its social consequences -- 11. Labor markets and economic inequality in the United States since the end of the 1970s / John Schmitt -- 12. The politics of health inequalities research in the United States / Vicente Navarro -- Pt. VII. The situation in Latin America : alternatives to neoliberallsm -- 13. An alternative to the neoliberal model in health : the case of Venezuela / Oscar Feo and Carlos Eduardo Siqueira -- 14. Venezuela's Barrio Adentro : an alternative to neoliberalism in health care / Carles Muntaner, Rene M. Guerra Salazar, Joan Benach and Francisco Armada -- Pt. VIII. The consequences of neoliberallsm in Africa -- 15. The dispossession of African wealth at the cost of Africa's health / Patrick Bond -- 16. Uneven health outcomes and political resistance under residual neoliberalism in Africa / Patrick Bond and George Dor -- 17. The International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Africa : a "disastrous" record / Demba Moussa Dembele -- Pt. IX. Analysis of proposed solutions to current health and social problems -- 18. The Sachs report : investing in health for economic development - or increasing the size of the crumbs from the rich man's table? / Alison Katz -- 19. Report of the WHO commission on macroeconomics and health : a critique / Debabar Banerji -- 20. Assessment of the World Health Report 2000 / Vicente Navarro -- 21. Serious crisis in the practice of international health by the World Health Organization : the commission on social determinants of health / Debabar Banerji -- 22. A critique of Jeffrey D. Sachs's the end of poverty / Doug Henwood.
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