Chapter 2. Globalization: Health Benefits and Risks.
Chapter 3. Globalization and Disease.
Chapter 4. Globalization and Health Care: The United States.
Chapter 5. Globalization and Health Care in Selected Countries.
Chapter 6. Actors in Global Health Governance.
Chapter 7. Global Health and Governance: Public Goods and Collective Action.
Mark Field, Harvard University
"This book provides new, useful information on health, especially the idea of global public health and sections on health behavior. It is a great addition to the growing interests in global health."
Jennie Kronenfeld, Arizona State University
"This is an easy to read general introduction to the complex relationship between globalization and health. It is up to date and coversmany issues currently under debate in health policy and health care organization."
Fred Stevens, Maastricht University
- Explores the links between health and globalization.
- Considers important issues such as the global spread of pandemics (such as swine flu and bird flu), effects of migration, and health care systems across the world.
- Central topic of interest beyond medical sociology, on courses such as development and globalization, and public health.
- Written by a leading medical sociologist but at an accessible and engaging level.