This analysis of the political and social forces that shape the well-being and quality of life of populations in developed capitalist countries is written by scholars based in several different countries. The book shows how the varying political traditions in the developed world—social democratic, Christian democratic, conservative, and liberal traditions—have affected populations’ health and quality of life in the western democracies.
Neoliberalism Globalisation & Inequalities. Consequences for Health & QUality of Life, by Vicente NavarroSubmitted by moderator on Mon, 08/06/2007 - 11:48.
Since US President Reagan and UK Prime Minister Thatcher, a major ideology (under the name of economic science) has been expanded worldwide that claims that the best policies to stimulate human development are those that reduce the role of the state in economic and social lives:privatizing public services and public enterprises, deregulating the mobility of capital and labor, eliminating protectionism and reducing public social protection.
Political and Economic Determinants of Population Health & Well-Being:Controversies & Developments, by V. Navarro & C. MuntanerSubmitted by moderator on Mon, 08/06/2007 - 10:46.
The field of social inequalities in health continues its vigorous growth in the early years of the 21st century. This volume following in the footsteps of Vicente Navarro's edited collection of The Political Economy of Social Inequalities, is a compilation of recent contributions to the area of social epidemiology, health disparities, health economics and health services research.
Universal Health Care Systems (UHCS) on the Periphery of Capitalism
Hans-Ulrich Deppe, MD
Professor for Medical Sociology and Social Medicine
Health Policy Reform: Driving the wrong way? - A critical guide to the global 'health reform' industry
author: John Lister
Published July 5 2005
ISBN 1 904750 45 1 £25pb
“This is an excellent book for students and policy makers and provides a useful overview of health care restructuring across the world. I recommend it.”
Allyson Pollock, Chair of Health Policy & Health Services Research, UCL
years ago your Editorial staff and International Advisory Board took
the courageous and correct step to criticise the practices of your
parent company, Reed Elsevier, in the hosting of arms
The arms trade industry as it stands has little good to say for itself. It encourages transgressions of the various Geneva Conventions on the conduct of war, wastes public money, catalyses confl ict and war, institutionalises corruption, glorifi es violence, sustains oppressive and genocidal regimes, and excuses the conduct of torture.
Neoliberal economic and labor market policy, stagnating working income
and continuing mass unemployment have withered the extent of employment
paying into social security.. the next financing crisis of health
insurance is pre-programmed.
Health Reform: Turning away from the Solidarity Principle
by Hans-Ulrich Deppe
by Dr. Julian Tudor Hart
This new book, just published by Policy Press is written by our friend, longstanding leader of our strugles for another possible world, active member of IHAP Julian Tudor Hart.
XIV CONGRESS OFTHE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HEALTH POLICY (IAHP) &THE LATIN-AMERICAN CONGRESS OF SOCIAL MEDICINE (ALAMES)Submitted by admin on Wed, 06/27/2007 - 23:09.
EQUIDAD Y DERECHO A LA SALUD: UN IMPERATIVO ÉTICO GLOBAL Salvador - Brazil
15 to 18 July, 2007
Gaza City , 28-06-06: