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Globalization and Health free pdf From a public health perspective, globalization appears to be a mixed blessing. This international collection of essays on globalization and health examines the global health issues associated with the economic, technological, political, social, cultural and environmental effects of globalization -- the increasing movement of capital, people, technology, goods, information, environmental pollution, and disease around the globe.These essays analyze the complex linkages between globalization and health, the health effects of globalization at all levels (global, national, and local), and the policy and institutional responses associated with the health consequences of globalization. To download a sample chapter click here

About R.L. Harris

Richard Harris, is Professor of Global Studies and World Languages and Cultures at California State University, Monterey Bay. He has written extensively on political, economic and social issues in Africa, Asia and Latin America as well as on globalisation, revolutionary change, socialism and democracy. He is a coordinating editor of Latin American Perspectives and the editor of the Journal of Developing Societies. Melinda Seid, Ph.D., is Professor at the Department of Kinesiology and Health at California State University, Sacramento. She is a specialist in health administration and program evaluation and has researched, consulted and written on various health issues in the United States, the Russian Far East and Cuba. Harris and Seid are the editors of a previous Brill publication entitled Critical Perspectives on Globalization and Neoliberalism in the Developing Countries (Brill, 2000).

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Author : R.L. Harris
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 28 September 2004
ISBN : 9004141456
EAN : 9789004141452
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 276 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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