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The Practice of International Health

The Practice of International Health

The Practice of International Health comprises a series of vivid first-person accounts in which physicians, epidemiologists, health workers, and public health professionals from around the world present the challenges facing the field. These case studies give voice to the real experiences of public health practitioners and the ethical choices they face — and encourage the reader to reflect upon the complex ethics of public health work.
$47.95
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Sickness and Wealth

Sickness and Wealth

In this powerful and accessible collection of essays, international scholars and activists examine how official and corporate actors of globalization - including multinationals, the IMF and World Bank, the World Trade Organization, and "first world" governments - have enacted policies that limit medical access and promote disease and death for many in the poor world.
$23.95
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The Good Doctors

The Good Doctors

The Good Doctors examines the creation, role, activism, and struggles of the Medical Committee for Human Rights, which started as an organization to help civil rights workers in the South during the early 1960s and grew to support civil rights advocates at protests and marches across the country.
$13.95
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Everybody In, Nobody Out

Everybody In, Nobody Out

Everybody In, Nobody Out offers a rare glimpse inside the mind of Quentin Young, MD, one of the nation's most fearless advocates for a single-payer health system, as we follow him through the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and his days as the head of Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Throughout it all, Young shows he's never been afraid of questioning authority—without losing his unbridled optimism—in his fight for health care equality.
$18.95
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Freedom Summer Set

Freedom Summer Set

The Freedom Summer Set is a specially priced pairing of two books covering the beginning of the Medical Committee for Human Rights during Mississippi's Freedom Summer and its work during the civil rights movement. This set includes two engaging and important books: The Good Doctors by John Dittmer, and Quentin Young's revealing memoir, Everybody In, Nobody Out.
Regularly $32.90 if purchased separately, this set is now available for $24.95 – a savings of 24%.
$24.95
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Health Rights Are Civil Rights

Health Rights Are Civil Rights

Health Rights Are Civil Rights situates health in the struggles for social change in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s. Jenna M. Loyd describes how Black freedom, anti-war, welfare rights, and women's movement activists formed alliances to battle oppressive health systems and structural violence, working to establish the principle that health is a right.
$24.95
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A Labour of Liberation

A Labour of Liberation

This thought-provoking essay examines the structural inequality existing in our healthcare systems. From institutions to education to access to information, modern healthcare reinforces existing societal power dynamics in a myriad of ways. Author Mukhodpadhyay analyzes this structure, and offers methods of change that address systemic inequality and violence.
$10.95
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Revolutionary Medicine

Revolutionary Medicine

On the Atlantic coast of Honduras live the Garifuna, an Afro-Indigenous people with their own language and traditions. Revolutionary Medicine covers what happens when they decide to build their own hospital — run on solar energy, in a community without paved roads or electricity — and offer an alternative to the increasingly privatized national health system.
$14.95
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Revolutionary Doctors

Revolutionary Doctors

Since the creation of the Venezuelan health mission Barrio Adentro, thousands of Cuban medical professionals have provided quality health care for some of Venezuela's poorest communities. Revolutionary Doctors gives readers a first-hand account of Venezuela's innovative and inspiring program of community health care, designed to serve, and largely carried out by, the poor themselves.
$18.95
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Comrades in Health

Comrades in Health

In Comrades in Health, Anne-Emanuelle Birn and Theodore M. Brown bring together a group of professionals and activists whose lives have been dedicated to international health. By presenting a combination of historical accounts and first-hand reflections, this collection aims to draw attention to the longstanding activities of progressive US health professionals and the lessons they brought home. Their involvement is presented against the background of foreign and domestic policy, social movements, and global politics.
$29.95
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Changing Planet, Changing Health

Changing Planet, Changing Health

Brilliantly connecting personal stories with cutting-edge scientific and medical information, Changing Planet, Changing Health takes readers around the world—to Mozambique, Honduras, the United States and beyond—on an eye-opening investigation of how climate change is affecting malaria, Lyme disease, cholera, asthma, and other health threats.
$26.95
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The Story of Stuff

The Story of Stuff

The Story of Stuff began as an internet film in 2007, developed into a book, and has since become a community of over a million people worldwide, working to build a more healthy and just planet. It exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable, fair world. It’ll teach you something, it’ll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever.
$15.95
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