ISBN-10:
0521418984
ISBN-13:
9780521418980
Pub. Date:
11/28/2003
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Community Participation in Health: The Politics of Primary Care in Costa Rica

Community Participation in Health: The Politics of Primary Care in Costa Rica

by Lynn M. Morgan, Alan Harwood

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ISBN-13: 9780521418980
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/28/2003
Series: Cambridge Studies in Medical Anthropology Series , #1
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 181
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1. The political symbolism of health; 2. Banana medicine: the United Fruit Company; 3. The international imperative: foreign aid for health in Costa Rica; 4. The primary health care movement and the political ideology of participation in health; 5. Participation in Costa Rica: dissent within the state; 6. La Chira: participation in a banana-growing community; 7. The political economy of participation.

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