The debate over the impact of globalization has widened from economic and political lenses to include both gender and health. There is an increasing body of work, which documents the extent to which the forces of global restructuring shape and determine community resources and economic opportunities for women and men.1 Many important contributions examining the relationships between gender and health, gender and globalization, or health and globalization are available in the corpus of globalization literature.2 This book contributes to that ongoing analysis; however, it is unique in its explicit attention to better understand both the dynamics of gender and health in the context of globalization. For the editors and contributors alike, analyzing these three domains together allows a more focused analysis of globalization forces and their impacts.
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