Textbook of global health [electronic resource] / Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, Timothy H. Holtz.

Birn, Anne-Emanuelle, 1964- author.
Standardized Title:
Textbook of international health
Fourth edition.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
1 online resource (xxxvi, 674 pages.)
World health.
Medical subjects:
Global Health.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Health Policy.
International Cooperation.
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Preface: Why Global Health?Acknowledgements1. The Historical Origins of Modern International HealthAntecedents of Modern International Health: Black Death, Colonial Conquest, and the Atlantic Slave TradeHealth, the Tropics, and the Imperial SystemIndustrialization, Urbanization, and the Emergence of Modern Public HealthThe Making of International HealthInternational Health Institution-Building: The LNHO and the Inter-War YearsConclusion2. Between International and Global Health: Contextualizing the Present The Post-World War II International (Health) OrderThe Rise of the WHO and "Third World" DevelopmentStraddling International and Global HealthConclusion3. Political Economy of Health and DevelopmentPolitical Economy of Health (and Development)Political Economy of Development (and Health)Recent Development and Global Health ApproachesConclusion: What Does a Political Economy Approach Bring to the Global Health Arena?4. Global Health Actors and Activities Snapshot of Global Health Actors, Agencies, and ProgramsPolitical Economy of Global Health Actors and ActivitiesConclusion5. Data on Health: What Do We Know, What Do We Need to Know, and Why Does it MatterWhy Health Data MatterTypes of Health DataConclusion6. Epidemiologic Profiles of Global Health and DiseaseLeading Causes of Morbidity and Mortality Across Societies and the Life CycleEpidemiology and the Political Economy of DiseaseConclusion7. Health Equity and the Societal Determinants of Health Social Determinants/Determinants of Health: What Makes the Underlying Determinants of Health Societal as Opposed to IndividualOperationalizing Political Economy of Health through SDOHUnderstanding Health InequitiesFrom Political, Economic, Social, and Historical Context to Population Health and Health Inequities: Pathways and PossibilitiesSocietal Governance and Social PoliciesFrom Living Conditions to Embodied InfluencesAddressing Health Inequities and the Social Determinants of Health 8. Health under Crises and the Limits to Humanitarianism"Ecological Disasters" and Their ImplicationsFamine and Food AidWar, Militarism, and Public HealthRefugees and IDPs: Numbers, Types, PlacesComplex Humanitarian EmergenciesPolitical Economy of Disasters and CHEs: Where Does Humanitarianism Fit In?Conclusion9. Globalization, Trade, Work, and HealthGlobalization and Its (Dis)contentsHealth Effects of Neo-liberal GlobalizationWork and Occupational Health and Safety Across the WorldSigns of Hope for the Future: Resistance to Neoliberal GlobalizationConclusion10. Health and the Environment Framing Environmental Health Problems: the Motors and DriversHealth Problems and Environmental Problems and Vice VersaClimate ChangeWhat Is to Be Done? Multiple Layers of ChangeConclusion11. Understanding and Organizing Health Care Systems Principles of Health SystemsHealth Systems ArchetypesPrimary Health Care, Its Renewal, and the Turn to Universal CoverageHealth System ReformBuilding Blocks of a Health SystemConclusion12. Health Economics and the Politics of Health FinancingHealth Economics: A SnapshotHealth Care Financing ReduxCost Analyses in the Health SectorMarket Approaches to Health in LMICsThe Role of International Agencies in Health Care FinancingContrasting Approaches to Investing for HealthConclusion13. Building Healthy Societies: From Ideas to ActionWhat Constitutes Success in Global HealthVertical Health Programs and Global Health Interventions: Successes and LimitationsHealth Societies: Case StudiesHealthy Public Policy: Health Promotion, Healthy Cities, and Emerging FrameworksConclusion: The Making of Healthy Societies14. Social Justice Approaches to Global HealthRecapping the Global Health Arena: Dominant Approaches, Ongoing Challenges, and Points of InspirationA Social Justice Approach to Practicing Health: Individuals, Organizations, and the Logic of the World OrderConclusion: What Is To Be Done?
Preceded by Textbook of international health / Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, Timothy H. Holtz. 2009.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Frances C. Thielbar Memorial Fund.
Frances C. Thielbar Memorial Fund.
Pillay, Yogan, author.
Holtz, Timothy H., author.
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