Using a political economy of health, Gender, Globalization, and Health in a Latin American Context demonstrates how the development of health systems in Latin America was closely linked to men's participation in formal labor. This established an inherent male bias that continues to shape health services today. While economic liberalization has created new jobs that have been taken up mainly by women, these jobs fail to offer the same health entitlements. Author Jasmine Gideon explores the resultant tensions and gender inequalities, which have been further exacerbated in the context of health care commercialization.
A complete, comprehensive and up-to-date reference guide to the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended by the 2007 Act, for any mental health professional - from social workers and occupational therapists, to GPs and nurses. The book simplifies mental health law making it accessible to busy professionals at all stages of practice as well as those affected by mental health law.
The contributors to this volume take a multidisciplinary and multifaceted approach to the health care concerns of women of colour and examine the impact that cultural diversity has upon health care. Among the topics discussed are domestic violence, anxiety, drug abuse, mental health, sexism and racism.
Business Directory Articles
Business Directory Books