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Dying for growth: global inequality and the health of the poor

Author: Kim, Jim Yong ; Millen, Joyce V. ; Irwin, Alec ; Gershman, JohnPublisher: Common Courage Press, 2000.Language: EnglishDescription: 584 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1567511600Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Dying for Growth Global Inequality and the Health of the Poor Contents ACKNOWLEDGMENTS FOREWORD BY PAUL FARMER SELECTED ABBREVIATIONS ix xii xvi PART I INTRODUCTION TO THE PROBLEM CHAPTER ONE Introduction: What is Growing? Who is Dying? Joyce V. Millen, Alec Irwin, and Jim Yong Kim 3 CHAPTER TWO Getting a Grip on the Global Economy John Gershman and Alec Irwin 11 CHAPTER THREE Terms Reconsidered: Decoding Development Discourse Aaron Shakow and Alec Irwin 44 P A R T I I GROWTH STRATEGIES, STATE RESTRUCTURING, AND THE HEALTH OF THE POOR CHAPTER FOUR Hypocrisies of Development and the Health of the Haitian Poor Paul Farmer and Didi Bertrand 65 v vi DYING FOR GROWTH CHAPTER FIVE Theoretical Therapies, Remote Remedies: SAPs and the Political Ecology of Poverty and Health in Africa Brooke G. Schoepf, Claude Schoepf, and Joyce V. Millen 91 CHAPTER SIX Sickness Amidst Recovery: Public Debt and Private Suffering in Peru Jim Yong Kim, Aaron Shakow, Jaime Bayona, Joe Rhatigan, and Emma L. Rubín de Celis 127 CHAPTER SEVEN Neoliberal Economic Policy, "State Desertion," and the Russian Health Crisis Mark G. Field, David M. Kotz, and Gene Bukhman 155 PART III POWERFUL PLAYERS, HARMFUL CONSEQUENCES: TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS, INEQUALITY, AND HEALTH CHAPTER EIGHT Dying for Growth, Part I: Transnational Corporations and the Health of the Poor Joyce V. Millen and Timothy H. Holtz 177 CHAPTER NINE Dying for Growth, Part II: The Political Influence of National and Transnational Corporations Joyce V. Millen, Evan Lyon, and Alec Irwin 225 CHAPTER TEN Tragedy Without End: The 1984 Bhopal Gas Disaster Timothy H. Holtz 245 CONTENTS i CHAPTER ELEVEN Neoliberal Trade and Investment and the Health of Maquiladora Workers on the U.S.-Mexico Border Joel Brenner, Jennifer Ross, Janie Simmons, and Sarah Zaidi 261 PART IV ILLICIT GROWTH: U.S. DRUG POLICY AND GLOBAL INEQUALITY CHAPTER TWELVE The Drug War in Perspective Arnold Chien, Margaret Connors, and Kenneth Fox 293 PART V ALTERNATIVES TO THE AGENDA CHAPTER THIRTEEN "The Threat of a Good Example": Health and Revolution in Cuba Aviva Chomsky 331 CHAPTER FOURTEEN The Smoke and Mirrors of Health Reform in El Salvador: Community Health NGOs and the Not-So-Neoliberal State Sandy Smith-Nonini 359 CHAPTER FIFTEEN Conclusion: Pessimism of the Intellect, Optimism of the Will Joyce V. Millen, Alec Irwin, and Jim Yong Kim 382 CHAPTER SIXTEEN Pragmatic Solidarity Heena Patel, Joyce V. Millen, and Evan Lyon 391 viii DYING FOR GROWTH ENDNOTES 427 BIBLIOGRAPHY 511 INDEX 567 ABOUT THE EDITORS 585

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