Global Health Policy, Local Realities: The Fallacy of the Level Playing Field

Global Health Policy, Local Realities: The Fallacy of the Level Playing Field

by Linda M. Whiteford

ISBN-10: 1555878741

ISBN-13: 9781555878740

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Product Details

Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
Directions in Applied Anthropology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Health, Globalization, and the Fallacy of the Level Playing Field1
Pt. 1International Health Policy and Issues of Localization
1The Politics of Child Survival23
2Administering the Epidemic: HIV/AIDS Policy, Models of Development, and International Health39
3Local Identity, Globalization, and Health in Cuba and the Dominican Republic57
4Health Care from the Perspectives of Minahasa Villagers, Indonesia79
Pt. 2The Global Pharmacy
5The King's Law Stops at the Village Gate: Local and Global Pharmacy Regulation in Vietnam105
6The Business of Medicines and the Politics of Knowledge in Uganda127
Pt. 3Relocating Bodies and Body Parts
7Bodies Transported: Health and Identity Among Involuntary Immigrant Women151
8Poverty, Pity, and the Erasure of Power: Somali Refugee Dependency177
9Ethical Issues in Human Organ Replacement: A Case Study from India205
Pt. 4Globalizing Mothering
10Does Authoritative Knowledge in Infant Nutrition Lead to Successful Breast-Feeding? A Critical Perspective233
11Reforming Routines: A Baby-Friendly Hospital in Urban China265
Pt. 5Conclusion
12International Health Research: The Rules of the Game291
Selected Bibliography315
The Contributors319
About the Book333

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