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Health for Some

The Political Economy of global Health Governance

  • Sandra J. MacLean
  • Sherri A. Brown
  • Pieter Fourie

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Globalization, the State, and Global Health

  4. From International to Global Health Governance

  5. The Governance of Global Health Research and Product Access

  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 225-225

About this book


Poverty and inequality are among the most significant determinants of health. Increased inequality gaps associated with globalization have serious implications for global health. Global changes in political economy shape global health influencing who bears the burden from epidemics, unhealthy environments and lack of access to health care.


AIDS care economy environment global changes global health globalization Governance health Nation organization political economy poverty Public Health Transnational

Editors and affiliations

  • Sandra J. MacLean
    • 1
  • Sherri A. Brown
    • 1
  • Pieter Fourie
    • 2
  1. 1.Simon Fraser UniversityCanada
  2. 2.Macquarie UniversityAustralia

About the editors

SANDRA J.MACLEAN is Associate Professor of Political Science at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada.
SHERRI A. BROWN is in the Department of Political Science at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada.
PIETER FOURIE is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics at MacQuarie University, Sydney, Australia.

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