Titolo: Global Prescriptions: Gendering Health and ...
Casa editrice: Zed Books
Data di pubblicazione: 2003
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9781842770047-3
Riassunto: This is a critical yet optimistic analysis of the role of transnational women's groups in setting the agendas for women's health in international and national settings. The book reviews a decade of women's participation in UN conferences, transnational networks, national advocacy efforts and sexual and reproductive health provision, assessing both their strengths and weaknesses. It critiques the Cairo, Beijing and Copenhagen conference documents and World Bank, WHO and health sector reform policies. It also offers case studies of national-level reform and advocacy efforts and appraises the controversy concerning TRIPS, trade, and essential AIDS drugs. That controversy, Petchesky argues, starkly illuminates the "collision course" of transnational corporate and global trade agendas with the struggle for gender, racial and regional equity and the human right to health.
Rosalind Pollack Petchesky is Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York.
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