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Global Health Bibliography


Abraham, Laurie. Mama Might Be Better Off Dead: The Failure of Health Care in Urban America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.

Benjamin, Georges C., M.D. “Views from the Field.” Health Equity and Social Justice: A Health Improvement Tool (2015). 19 May 2015. Web.

Butterfield, Fox. All God’s Children: The Bosket Family and the American Tradition of Violence. New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995.

Byrd, W. Michael and Clayton,  Linda A.  An American Health Dilemma – A Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race. New York: Routledge, 2000.

Carson, Rachel, Darling, Lois and Darling, Louis. Silent Spring. Boston: Houghton Miflfin,1962.

Danis, Marion, Carolyn Clancy, and Larry R. Churchill, eds. Ethical Dimensions of Health Policy. USA: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Earley, Peter. Crazy – A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2006.

Fadiman, Annie. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down. New York: Farrar, Strous and Giroux, 1998. 

Farmer, Paul. AIDS and Accusations: Haiti and the Geography of Blame. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992. 

Farmer, Paul. Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights and the New War on the Poor. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.

Farmer, Paul, Arthur Kleinman, Jim Yong Kim, and Matthew Basilico, eds. Reimagining Global Health: An Introduction. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013.

Hacket, Edward, Olga Amsterdamska, Michael E. Lynch, Judy Wajcman, and Wiebe E. Bijker. The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2007.

Katz, Michael B. In the Shadow of the Poorhouse:  A Social History of Welfare in America. New York: Basic Books, 1986.

Kawachi, Ichiro and Berkman, Lisa.  Neighborhoods and Health. Oxford; Oxford University, 2003.

Khan, Shamus Rahman. Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul’s School. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011.

Klinenberg, Eric. Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

LaVeist, Thomas A. Race, Ethnicity and Health: A Public Health Reader. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002. 

McNeil, Maureen. Feminist Cultural Studies of Science and Technology. New York: Routledge, 2007.

Moore, Lisa D., and Amy Elkavich. “Who’s Using and Who’s Doing Time: Incarceration, the War on Drugs, and Public Health.” Am J Public Health American Journal of Public Health 98.5 (2008): 782-86. Web.

Natalie C. Boero. “Fat Kids, Working Moms, and the Epidemic of Obesity Race, Class, and Mother-Blame” The Fat Studies Reader (2010)

Newman, Katherine. No Shame in My Game: The Working Poor in the Inner City. New York City: First Vintage Books/Russel Sage Foundation Edition, 2000.

Reid, T.R. The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care. New York: Penguin (2010)​

Roberts, Dorothy. Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction and the Meaning of Liberty. New York: Vintage Books, 1999.

Schoeni R, House JS, Kaplan GA & Pollack H. Making Americans Healthier: Social and Economic Policy as Health Policy. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2008.

Shilts, Randy. And the Band Played On: Politics, People and the AIDS epidemic. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1987.

Skloot, Rebecca. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. New York: Crown, 2010

Specter, Michael. “A Deadly Misdiagnosis.” The New Yorker. N.p., 2010. Web.

Wallerstein, N., and E. Bernstein. “Introduction to Community Empowerment, Participatory Education, and Health.” Health Education & Behavior 21.2 (1994): 141-48. Web.

Wallerstein, N. B. “Using Community-Based Participatory Research to Address Health Disparities.” Health Promotion Practice 7.3 (2006): 312-23. Web.

Washington, Harriet A. Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present. New York: Doubleday, 2007. 


Adegbembo, Albert, Scott Tomar, and Henrietta Logan. “Perception of Racism Explains the Difference Between Blacks’ and Whites’ Level of Healthcare Trust.” Ethnicity and Disease (September 2006): 792-798

Baum, Nancy, Sarah Gallust, and Peter Jacobson. “ Looking ahead: addressing ethical Challenges in public health practice.” Journal Law Med Ethnics 35, no. 4 (Winter 2007): 657-67.

Bayer, Ronald and Oppenheimer, Gerald. “Routine HIV Screening—What Counts in Evidence Based Policy?” N Engl J Med 365, no. 14 (October 2011): 126501268.

Fuchs, Victor and Emanuel, Ezekiel. “Health Care Reform: Why? What? When?” Health Affairs 24, no. 6 (November 2005): 1399-1414.

Golembeski, Cynthia, and Robert Fullilove. “Criminal (In)Justice in the City and Its Associated Health Consequences.” American Journal of Public Health 95.10 (2005): 1701–1706. PMC.

LaVeist, Thomas A. “Disentangling race and socioeconomic status: a key to understanding health inequalities.” Journal of Urban Health 82, no. 2 (June 2005): iii26-34.

Smith, Andrea. “Beyond Pro-Choice Versus Pro-Life: Women of Color and Reproductive Justice.” NWSA Journal 17.1 (2005): 119-140

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