Globalisation and health inequalities: Can a human rights paradigm create space for civil society action?
作者: Leslie LondonHelen Schneider
作者单位: 1University of Cape Town, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Anzio Rd, Observatory, Cape Town 7925, South Africa
2University of the Western Cape, School of Public Health, Bellville 7535, South Africa
刊名: Social Science & Medicine, 2012, Vol.74 (1), pp.6-13
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.03.022
关键词: Human rightsAgencyGlobalisationCivil societyStateAccountabilityHealth inequalitiesSouthern AfricaNeoliberalism
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)While neoliberal globalisation is associated with increasing inequalities, global integration has simultaneously strengthened the dissemination of human rights discourse across the world. This paper explores the seeming contradiction that globalisation is conceived as disempowering nations states’ ability to act in their population’s interests, yet implementation of human rights obligations requires effective states to deliver socio-economic entitlements, such as health. Central to the actions required of the state to build a health system based on a human rights approach is the notion of accountability. Two case studies are used to explore the constraints on states meeting their human rights obligations regarding health, the first drawing on data from interviews with...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:2.733 (2012)

  • paradigm 范例
  • rights 权利
  • society 组合
  • create 引起
  • civil 民间的
  • action 行为
  • human 人的
  • health 保健
  • space 宇宙