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Dying for Growth : Global Inequality and the Health of the Poor - 00 edition

by Jim Yong Kim, Alec Irwin and Joyce Eds. Millen

Dying for Growth : Global Inequality and the Health of the Poor (ISBN10: 1567511619; ISBN13: 9781567511611)
ISBN13: 978-1567511611
ISBN10: 1567511619

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1567511604
ISBN10: 1567511600

Summary: Myth: Throwing loans at developing nations will cure poverty.

Fact: As shown in "Sickness Amidst Recovery: Public Debt and Private Suffering in a Peruvian Shanty Town," loans can make things worse.

Myth: Getting rid of big government automatically improves the standard of living.

Fact: Cutting services can lead to calamity, as detailed in "Neoliberal Economic Policy, State Desertion and the Russian Health Crisis." more

Myth: The free market is a panacea.

Fact: There's nothing liberating about modern capitalism, as demonstrated in "'Todo Bajo Control': The Costs of 'Free' Trade to Mexican Maquiladora Workers." less

Edition/Copyright: 00
Publisher: Common Courage Press
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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