Globalization and health
Read Online
Share

Globalization and health

  • 990 Want to read
  • ·
  • 47 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Ichiro Kawachi, Sarah Wamala.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 340 p. :
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22737773M
ISBN 10019517299X

Download Globalization and health

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

Globalization and health: a framework for analysis and actionV David Woodward,1 Nick Drager,2 Robert Beaglehole,3 & Debra Lipson4 Abstract Globalization is a key challenge to public health, especially in developing countries, but the linkages between globalization and health are complex. Although a growing amount of literature has appeared on the. Book reviews are short articles (about words) that are written by specialists and read by the general community. The aim of a Book review is to give a brief summary of the book's strengths and weaknesses and to evaluate the book's overall usefulness to the audience it is intended for. Get this from a library! Globalisation and health. [Johanna Hanefeld;] -- Global health is a relatively new but rapidly expanding field, recognizing the important challenges that global changes are posing for human health. Health and Globalization How Does Globalization Relate to Health? It isn’t difficult to imagine how increases in international commerce and in the movement of people—two defining features of globalization—might influence health. More goods go more places today than at any point in history. More people travel.

Globalization is breaking down economic, political, cultural, demographic, and social barriers across the world at an astonishing pace. The topic of globalization can arouse passionate debate in many circles including academic journals, the popular media, and even on the streets. This new world order is marked by new actors, new rules of governance, new forms of communication, . The book notes that globalization produces winners and losers, with the increased inequalities within and between countries creating major health challenges. It extensively documents the impact of globalization on women’s health, and some positive consequences are noted in terms of increased opportunities for migrant workers in conjunction. Health is an exquisitely sensitive mirror of social conditions, and this book argues that the assessment of health is an important criterion for evaluating and monitoring the progress of globalization. This book provides an analysis of the most serious global threats to health, the tools that can be used to evaluate them, and the international. How Does Globalization Relate to Health. It isn’t difficult to imagine how increases in international commerce and in the movement of people—two defining features of globalization—might influence health. More goods go more places today than at any point in history. More people travel farther, more frequently, and come in contact with.

Health and disease are intimately connected with the movement of people, goods, and ideas that are emblematic of globalization. This book will examine the various dimensions of the intersections between globalization and health, calling attention Read more. This book offers a comprehensive legal and ethical analysis of the most interesting and broadest reaching development in health care of the last twenty years: its globalization. This book ties together the manifestation of this globalization in four related subject areas—medical tourism, medical migration (the physician “brain drain”), telemedicine, pharmaceutical research and Author: I. Glenn Cohen. "Globalization and Health sets a high standard for rigor and depth by its critical analysis of highly important and controversial topics of global health. The book is a tremendous asset for educators and policy makers, whether they require an introduction to the issues or a deeper analysis of the evidence. Advocates for health and equity will. 'This is an excellent book which addresses a vital, but underexplored dimension of globalization, namely its links with and impacts upon human health. Kelley Lee's book is essential reading for those engaged in the debate on globalization.' - Professor Colin McInnes, Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University, UKBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.