9780230224247

Health for Some The Political Economy of Global Health Governance

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230224247

  • ISBN10:

    0230224245

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-09-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

The growing interest among IR and IPE scholars reflects several recent developments: the rapid transnationalization of infectious diseases; the concern to securitize health in response to bioterrorism; various health-related trade issues and the impact of environmental degradation on health.

Author Biography

SANDRA J. MACLEAN is Associate Professor of Political Science at the Faculty of Health Science, Simon Fraser University, British Colombia, Canada. PIETER FOURIE teaches Politics at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. SHERRI BROWN is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Political science at Simon Fraser University, British Colombia, Canada.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF GLOBAL HEALTH
Introduction: The Social Determinants of Global Health: Confronting Inequities
PART II: FRAMING GLOBAL HEALTH: GOVERNMENT ACTORS
Shaping Global Health? The Accumulative Nature of the US Health Complex--R.Loeppky
'The Best of Times, The Worst of Times?' The G8 and Prospects for a Global Health Ethic--T.Schrecker
Palliative Interventions: Global health Governance and Canadina Foreign Policy--C.O'Manique
Neoliberalism and Health Care Reform in Contemporary Japan--R.Vij
PART III: GLOBAL HEALTH AND BIG BUSINESS
The Political Economy of Global Health Research--S.Maclean &--D.Maclean
Emerging Economies and the International Political Economy of Regenerative Medicine--A.Dickens
Patents, Pricing and Policies and Access to Medicine for Vulnerable Populations in a Global Economy--S.Mulay
'In Sickenss and in Wealth': Dealing with Public Health and Intellectual Property for Pharmaceuticals at the World Trade Organization--V. Muzaka
PART IV: NON-STATE ACTORS &--GLOBAL HEALTH GOVERNANCE
Transnational Norm-Building in Global Health: The Important Role of Non-State Actors in Post-Westphalian Politics--W.Hein &--L.Kohlmorgen
Global Public Health as a Unique Issue-Area with High Levels of Innovative Forms of Governance--C.Huckel Schneider
Global Public-Private Partnerships for Pharmaceuticals Access: Ethical and Operational Features, Challenges and Prospects--S.Brown
Philantropic Foundations and the Governance of Global Health: The Rockefeller Foundation and Product Development Partnerships--M. Moran
Southern Actors in Global Public-Private Partnerships: The Case of the Global Fund--S.Bartsch
'Making the Money Work': Global AIDS Actors and Challenges towards Coordination of HIV/AIDS Programs in Africa--S.B.Hellevik
Conclusion
 

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