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    Global Health and Development: the Impact of Globalisation on the Health of Poor People

    Department for International Development, UK, 2000
    Globalisation has often had negative effects on health, for example, an increase in trade in cigarettes and unhealthy food have led to a deterioration of people's health particularly in middle income countries.
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    Women's Labour and Economic Globalisation: a Participatory Workshop Created by Alternative Women in Development (Alt-WID)

    Oxfam, 2000
    Alt-WID, a working group of feminist educators and activists formed in 1993, focuses on the relationship between global macro-economic polices and our local communities. The group is particularly interested in translating ideas into popular education tools that can be used by organisers and grassroots groups.
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    State-of-the-art review on environment, security and development co-operation

    Environment and Security, 2002
    This report aims to provide an overview of the large body of research and policy initiatives undertaken throughout the 1990s to link environmental change, conflict and security.
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    The implications of health sector reform for human resources development

    Bulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2002
    Argues that ‘‘health for all’’ is not achievable in most countries without health sector reform that incorporates a process of coordinated health and human resources development.The report examines the situation in countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region of the World Health Organization.
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    Noncommunicable diseases in sub-Saharan Africa: where do they feature in the health research agenda?

    Bulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2001
    There is no doubt that communicable diseases will remain the predominant health problem for the populations in sub-Saharan Africa, including adults, for the next 10–20 years. Concern has been expressed that the available resources to deal with this problem would be reduced by increasing the emphasis on noncommunicable diseases.
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    Armed conflict as a public health problem

    British Medical Journal, 2002
    Although conflict obviously causes deaths and injuries on the battlefield, serious health implications also result from factors such as population displacement, the breakdown of health and social services, and the heightened risk of disease transmission.This paper reviews the limited knowledge on the health consequences of conflict, suggests ways to improve measurement, and discuss the potenti
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    Población y trabajadores rurales en el contexto de transformaciones agrarias

    Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales [ES], 2000
    El autor analiza críticamente las distinciones utilizadas tanto en censos como en estudios acerca de la ruralidad, realizando una propuesta de clasificación de la población rural que permita un mejor entendimiento de los procesos sociales actuales.
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    Democratización y globalización: nuevos dilemas para la agricultura chilena y sus organizaciones rurales

    Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales [ES], 2000
    El autor analiza los desafíos de la agricultura chilena ante el nuevo escenario mundial, tomando como ejes la evolución de los procesos democráticos y de participación de los agricultores, las condiciones de competitividad y la gran heterogeneidad de la agricultura chilena.
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    Superando el paradigma neoliberal: desarrollo popular sustentable

    Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales [ES], 2000
    El documento comparte la búsqueda de un nuevo enfoque de sustentabilidad, de alguna manera alternativo al modelo de desarrollo neoliberal, construyendo sobre los principios de una base productiva diversificada, el uso creativo de los recursos locales y la participación local en la planeación e implementación.La estrategia de desarrollo sustentable, debe apoyar el fortalecimiento organizacional
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    Globalización y nueva ruralidad en América Latina

    Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales [ES], 2000
    A partir de la revisión del origen y evolución del llamado proceso de globalización, el documento analiza las transformaciones en el sistema agroalimentario mundial y la influencia en el medio rural latinoamericano.El documento se inicia con un acabado análisis de la evolución del proceso de globalización, cuestionando la acción e influencia de gobiernos y grandes empresas agroindustriales tran

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