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Stuckler, David, author
The body economic : why austerity kills : recessions, budget battles, and the politics of life and death / David Stuckler, Sanjay Basu
Alternate Title Why austerity kills
Recessions, budget battles, and the politics of life and death
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2013]
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 3rd Floor  HM548 .S78 2013    IN PROCESS
Subject(s) Public health
World health
Financial crises -- Social aspects
Economics -- Sociological aspects
Social justice
Physical Description xxi, 216 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-204) and index
Contents Part I. History. Tempering the Great Depression -- The post-communist mortality crisis -- From miracle to mirage -- Part II. The great recession. God bless Iceland -- Greek tragedy -- Part III. Resilience. To care or not to care -- Returning to work -- A plague on all your houses -- Conclusion: healing the body economic
Summary Two public health researchers prove that the recent economic crises around the world have had calamitous effects on people's health, citing increases in suicide rates, HIV transmissions, and heart disease during times of bad fiscal policy
Alternate Author Basu, Sanjay, author

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