Globalization, Health, and the Environment: An Integrated Perspectiveby Greg Guest
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Leading health scholars reveal the impact of globalization on human health, as it is mediated through environmental change. They explore the destabilizing impact of globalization on the planet's ecology, and on the health of the human populations that are dependent on the delicate global bionetwork. Their timely case studies describe the cultural adaptations of indigenous populations to their changing environments, evaluating their technological and global political-economic processes. The authors analyze local and global public health strategies, examine the association between globalization and demographies, and offer creative solutions for future health policies. This book will be a valuable resource for professionals in international health, medical anthropology, sociology and geography, environmental studies, and globalization studies.
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Greg Guest Greg Guest is a Senior Research Associate at Family Health International, and received his Ph.D. in ecological anthropology from the University of Georgia. He has carried out research in Mexico and Ecuador, and currently manages several multi-site projects in Africa. His most recent work deals with HIV/AIDS prevention, and behavioral and ethical aspects of clinical trials.
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