Global Prescriptions: Gendering Health and Human Rights
Global Prescriptions is a critical yet optimistic analysis of the role of transnational women's groups in setting the agendas for women's health in international and national settings. The book reviews a decade of women's participation in UN conferences, transnational networks, national advocacy efforts and sexual and reproductive health provision, assessing both their strengths and weaknesses. It critiques the Cairo, Beijing and Copenhagen conference documents and World Bank, WHO and health sector reform policies. It also offers case studies of national-level reform and advocacy efforts and appraises the controversy concerning TRIPS, trade, and essential AIDS drugs. The author takes into account the formidable political and ideological forces confronting global justice movements and also offers a sobering reassessment of transnational women's NGOs themselves and such problems as 'NGOization', fragmentation and donor-dependency. Petchesky argues that the power of women's transnational coalitions is only as great as their organic connection with grassroots social movements.
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Transnationalizing Womens Health Movements
decentring leadership shifting vantage points
Ethical frameworks of reproductive and sexual rights
relinking the body and social development human rights and basic needs
A note on the irrepressibility of rights deeper into the thicket
The UN Conferences as Sites of Discursive Struggle Gains and Fault Lines
substantive achievements and shortfalls
political dynamics at the Social Summit and the Plus Fives
the World Bank on poverty and health
Where is gender? Where is justice?
Alternative ethics of health provision
Implementing International Norms at the National Level Womens Health NGOs in the Firing Line
NGOs as countrylevel implementers and monitors
NGOs as service providers in lieu of the state
NGOs as partners in health reform
The many faces of privatization
Copenhagen+5 in 2000
Towards polycentric strategies and multiform visions
HIVAIDS and the Human Right to Health on a Collision Course with Global Capitalism
the global campaign for access to medicines
Equity pricing or the human right to health?
Specifying the human right to health in the era of HIVAIDS
Managing Health Under Global Capitalism Equity vs Productivity
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