Dying for growth : Global inequality and the health of the poor / edited by Jim Yong Kim ... [et al.].

Monroe, Me. : Common Courage Press, c2000.
xix, 584 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


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Includes bibliographical references (p. 511-566) and index.
  • Foreword / Paul Farmer -- Pt. I. Introduction to the Problem. Ch. 1. Introduction: What is Growing? Who is Dying? / Joyce V. Millen, Alec Irwin and Jim Yong Kim. Ch. 2. Getting a Grip on the Global Economy / John Gershman and Alec Irwin. Ch. 3. Terms Reconsidered: Decoding Development Discourse / Aaron Shakow and Alec Irwin -- Pt. II. Growth Strategies, State Restructuring, and the Health of the Poor. Ch. 4. Hypocrisies of Development and the Health of the Haitian Poor / Paul Farmer and Didi Bertrand. Ch. 5. Theoretical Therapies, Remote Remedies: SAPs and the Political Ecology of Poverty and Health in Africa / Brooke G. Schoepf, Claude Schoepf and Joyce V. Millen. Ch. 6. Sickness Amidst Recovery: Public Debt and Private Suffering in Peru / Jim Yong Kim, Aaron Shakow and Jaime Bayona / [et al.]. Ch. 7. Neoliberal Economic Policy, "State Desertion," and the Russian Health Crisis / Mark G. Field, David M. Kotz and Gene Bukhman --
  • Pt. III. Powerful Players, Harmful Consequences: Transnational Corporations, Inequality, and Health. Ch. 8. Dying for Growth, Part I: Transnational Corporations and the Health of the Poor / Joyce V. Millen and Timothy H. Holtz. Ch. 9. Dying for Growth, Part II: The Political Influence of National and Transnational Corporations / Joyce V. Millen, Evan Lyon and Alec Irwin. Ch. 10. Tragedy Without End: The 1984 Bhopal Gas Disaster / Timothy H. Holtz. Ch. 11. Neoliberal Trade and Investment and the Health of Maquiladora Workers on the U.S.-Mexico Border / Joel Brenner, Jennifer Ross and Janie Simmons / [et al.] -- Pt. IV. Illicit Growth: U.S. Drug Policy and Global Inequality. Ch. 12. The Drug War in Perspective / Arnold Chien, Margaret Connors and Kenneth Fox -- Pt. V. Alternatives to the Agenda. Ch. 13. "The Threat of a Good Example": Health and Revolution in Cuba / Aviva Chomsky.
  • Ch. 14. The Smoke and Mirrors of Health Reform in El Salvador: Community Health NGOs and the Not-So-Neoliberal State / Sandy Smith-Nonini. Ch. 15. Conclusion: Pessimism of the Intellect, Optimism of the Will / Joyce V. Millen, Alec Irwin and Jim Yong Kim. Ch. 16. Pragmatic Solidarity / Heena Patel, Joyce V. Millen and Evan Lyon.
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