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Imperialism, health and medicine

Imperialism, health and medicine

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Published by Pluto Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care -- Developing countries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Vincente Navarro.
    SeriesThe Politics of health
    ContributionsNavarro, Vicente.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA395U35 I5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination285 p. --
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19908250M
    ISBN 100861043758


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1st Edition Published on J by Routledge Includes articles which offer an alternative view of the political and economic causes of substandard health Imperialism, Health and Medicine - 1st Edition - Vicente Navarro - Ro.

Donaldson *Nutrition, Development, and Foreign Aid: A Case Study of U.S. Directed Health Care in a Columbian Plantation ZoneMichael Taussig *Community Medicine Under Imperialism: A New Medical Police?Jaime BreilhPART 3: Critiques of Malthusian and Neo-Malthusian Population Theories and Their Political Function*Population Growth--A Menace to.

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Watts’ main argument in his book is that since the early modern period in world history epidemic disease has been used by imperial powers as a means of control, and thus an understanding of disease and epidemics is crucial to a fuller understanding of imperialism in by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Imperialism, health and medicine.

London: Pluto, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. However, global health as it is known today is health and medicine book in the health challenges that arose with the global expansion of European imperialism: colonial medicine.

Nearly three hundred years before Western nations turned inward to scrutinize health reform during the Industrial Revolution, health regulation was firmly on the agendas of European.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Imperialism, health and medicine by Navarro, JuneBaywood Publishing Company edition, Paperback in EnglishPages: Abstract.

Imperialism has not always been a derogatory term. Its use, last century, to describe the then eminently respectable preoccupation of the European powers with the acquisition and extension of empires, was far from disparaging, for it carried with it the tacit recognition of the function of imperialism in the spreading of ‘civilization’ and religion to the ignorant and heathen.

Read "Imperialism, Health and Medicine (Book)., Sociology of Health & Illness" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at. "This is useful book, if only for the richness of its footnotes that often completely survey the literature on each disease Watts considers.

It will make for a nice contrast with Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies in seminars concerning not just the world history of medicine but world history in general.

Both books bring disease to the center of the controversy. This book analyzes the diverse facets of the social history of health and medicine in colonial India. It explores a unique set of themes that capture the diversities of India, such as public health, medical institutions, mental illness and the politics and economics of colonialism.

Based on inter-disciplinary research, the contributions offer valuable insight into topics that have recently. "Park's Medical Imperialism is a very welcome contribution to the study of eugenics, imperialism and religious and ethnic identities in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries While Parks's work provides an interesting glimpse into a little known field of French colonial history, this book also raises broader questions that will be of interest to scholars of public health, empire and health and medicine book.

What is ‘Medical Imperialism’. Putting the two terms together Ivan Illich () devised the ‘catchy but misleading phrase’ (Conrad 6) “Medical Imperialism”. Illich stated that the introduction of new drug and medical technologies would result in society creating a dependence on health care (Illich ).

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Features of Culture and Imperialism: English is the original language of the book. There are pages in this book. Efraim Karsh's new book is a scholarly, readable, and persuasive attempt to enlighten us before it is too late.

His thesis is simple: we have not paid enough attention to the history and ideology of Islamic imperialism The sobering message of this fine book will be dismissed by many Muslims merely on the pretext that its author is Jewish.

Back of the Book This collection of essays weaves together several themes related to the social history of health and medicine in colonial India. Its focus ranges from analyzing Europe's relationship with India's indigenous medical systems, to case studies of two mental asylums (in Madras and Lucknow), the location of the leprosy asylum, the technological aspects and social implications of the.

diversity of latest scholarship on health, medicine and colonialism in India and South Africa. As it does so, the book highlights some potentially rewarding avenues of inquiryAuthor: Glen Ncube. Thank you for your interest in spreading the word about The BMJ.

NOTE: We only request your email address so that the person you are recommending the page to knows that you wanted them to see it, and that it is not junk : George R. Mcrobert. Cultural imperialism, in anthropology, sociology, and ethics, the imposition by one usually politically or economically dominant community of various aspects of its own culture onto another, nondominant community.

It is cultural in that the customs, traditions, religion, language, social and moral norms, and other aspects of the imposing community are distinct from, though often closely. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine: Imperialism, Health and Medicine (Hardcover) at nd: Navarro, Vicente.

The Paperback of the Science, Medicine and Cultural Imperialism by Teresa A. Meade at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thus, in many ways Sheldon Watts's Epidemics and History: Disease, Power and Imperialism is very much of its time, a 'big picture' history of disease focusing on medicine and public health in non-Western countries.

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Imperialism, research ethics and global health. S R Benatar. Global disparities in health and human rights: a critical commentary. Am J Public Health. Feb; 88 (2)–U.S. National Library of Medicine Rockville Pike, Bethesda MD, USA.

Cited by: Social Policies, Power, Health, and Health Care. Social medicine groups throughout Latin America have emphasized the effects of international policies.

Historically such work has analyzed the impact of economic imperialism, the extraction of raw materials, and the exploitation of inexpensive labor. More recently, social medicine groups have.

This book analyzes the diverse facets of the social history of health and medicine in colonial India. It explores a unique set of themes that capture the diversities of India, such as public health, medical institutions, mental illness and the politics and economics of by: Book Description.

This book analyzes the diverse facets of the social history of health and medicine in colonial India. It explores a unique set of themes that capture the diversities of India, such as public health, medical institutions, mental illness and the politics and economics of colonialism.

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Watts, a social historian who teaches in Egypt and Africa, argues that it is impossible to understand imperialism, or historical process for that matter, without considering the role of epidemic disease. He also demonstrates that disease cannot be detached from the historical/political context in which it takes place.

A Right to Health This article analyzes the ways in which Western medicine clashes with Angolan culture and can be seen as cultural imperialism (ex. the merit of evidence-based medicine, human rights, etc.) The author urges Western health professionals not to avoid the elements of imperialism to be culturally relativistic, but to instead Author: Gerowe.

Although medicine and public health have played important roles in the growth and maintenance of the capitalist system, conditions during the twenty-first century have changed to such an extent that a vision of a world without an imperial order has become part of an imaginable future.1 Throughout the world, diverse struggles against the logic of capital and privatization illustrate the Author: Rebeca Jasso-Aguilar.

This book analyzes the diverse facets of the social history of health and medicine in colonial India. It explores a unique set of themes that capture the diversities of India, such as public health, medical institutions, mental illness and the politics and economics of colonialism.5/5(2).

Western colonialism - Western colonialism - Economic imperialism: The father of the economic interpretation of the new imperialism was the British liberal economist John Atkinson Hobson.

In his seminal study, Imperialism, a Study (first published in ), he pointed to the role of such drives as patriotism, philanthropy, and the spirit of adventure in advancing the imperialist cause. This chapter provides an overview of the medical administration in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan between andarguing that the distinctive form of colonialism developed in Sudan, and outlined in Chapter 1, shaped the medical services provided.

the chapter begins by charting the shifting goals of the medical department/service, showing how they paralleled the changing ambitions of the. Medical imperialism Published 10 March From Corrinne Burns and Randolph Arroo, Leicester School of Pharmacy. A Modern Contagion: Imperialism and Public Health in Iran's Age of Cholera by Amir A.

Afkhami. In A Modern Contagion, Amir Afkhami argues that Iran’s nineteenth-century Cholera crisis had a profound influence on the development of modern Iran, steering the.

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National Institutes of Health. Imperialism and Health. Reviewed by George R. Mcrobert. National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine Rockville Pike, Bethesda MD, USA. Policies and Guidelines | Contact Author: George R. Mcrobert. Historians of European medicine seeking comparative perspectives and scholars of colonialism looking for insights from medical history will find much value in this book.

Harrison's earlier book, Public Health in British India: Anglo-Indian Preventive Medicine, (Cambridge, ), develops many of these same themes for a later period Author: Michael Herbert Fisher. (). The imperialism of decolonization.

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