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Poverty and inequality are among the most significant determinants of health. Increased inequality gaps associated with globalization have serious implications for global health. Global changes in political economy shape global health influencing who bears the burden from epidemics, unhealthy environments and lack of access to health care.

SANDRA J.MACLEAN is Associate Professor of Political Science at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada.
SHERRI A. BROWN is in the Department of Political Science at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada.
PIETER FOURIE is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics at MacQuarie University, Sydney, Australia.


The growing interest among IR and IPE scholars reflects several recent developments: the rapid transnationalization of infectious diseases; the concern to securitize health in response to bioterrorism; various health-related trade issues and the impact of environmental degradation on health.

List of Tables List of Figures Foreword List of Abbreviations Notes on Contributors PART I: INTRODUCTION Introduction: The Social Determinants of Global Health: Confronting Inequities; S.J.MacLean & S.A.Brown PART II: GLOBALIZATION, THE STATE, AND GLOBAL HEALTH 'The Best of Times, The Worst of Times?' The G8 and Prospects for a Global Health Ethic; T.Schrecker Shaping Global Health? The Accumulative Nature of the US Health Complex; R.Loeppky Palliative Interventions: Global Health Governance and Canadian Foreign Policy; C.O'Manique The Relationship between the AIDS Pandemic and State Fragility; P.Fourie PART III: FROM INTERNATIONAL TO GLOBAL HEALTH GOVERNANCE Transnational Norm-Building in Global Health: The Important Role of Non-State Actors in Post-Westphalian Politics; W.Hein & L.Kohlmorgen Global Public Health as a Unique Issue-Area with High Levels of Innovative Forms of Governance; C.Huckel Schneider Philanthropic Foundations and the Governance of Global Health: The Rockefeller Foundation and Product Development Partnerships; M.Moran Southern Actors in Global Public-Private Partnerships: The Case of the Global Fund; S.Bartsch 'Making the Money Work': Global AIDS Actors and Challenges towards Coordination of HIV/AIDS Programs in Africa; S.Bjerkreim Hellevik PART IV: THE GOVERNANCE OF GLOBAL HEALTH RESEARCH AND PRODUCT ACCESS The Political Economy of Global Health Research; S.J.MacLean & D.R.MacLean 'In Sickness and in Wealth': Dealing with Public Health and Intellectual Property for Pharmaceuticals at the World Trade Organization; V.Muzaka Patents, Pricing and Policies and Access to Medicine for Vulnerable Populations in a Global Economy; S.Mulay, E.Feeney & D.R.Varma Global Public-Private Partnerships for Pharmaceuticals Access: Ethical and Operation Features, Challenges, and Prospects; S.A.Brown PART V: CONCLUSION Conclusion: Towards Equitable Global Health Governance; S.A.Brown & S.J.MacLean Bibliography Index


Titel: Health for Some
Untertitel: The Political Economy of Global Health Governance
EAN: 9780230224247
ISBN: 978-0-230-22424-7
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Medien & Kommunikation
Anzahl Seiten: 278
Gewicht: 493g
Größe: H23mm x B222mm x T139mm
Jahr: 2009
Auflage: 2009

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