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The body economic : why austerity kills : recessions, budget battles, and the politics of life and death / David Stuckler, Sanjay Basu.

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Author/Creator:
Stuckler, David, author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Copyright date:
2013
Publication:
New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2013]
Copyright notice:
©2013
Format:
  • Book
  • xxi, 216 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-204) and index.
Contents:
  • Tempering the Great Depression
  • The post-communist mortality crisis
  • From miracle to mirage
  • God bless Iceland
  • Greek tragedy
  • To care or not to care
  • Returning to work
  • A plague on all your houses.
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.
Contributor:
Basu, Sanjay, author.
Subjects:
ISBN:
0465063985
9780465063987

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