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The Practice of International HealthA Case-Based Orientation$
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Daniel Perlman and Ananya Roy

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195310276

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310276.001.0001

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The Practice of International Health

Daniel Perlman

Ananya Roy

Oxford University Press

This introductory chapter discusses the rationale behind this book, which seeks to show how the practice of public health engages with public issues such as social struggle, political intrigue, and ethical calculations. It discusses the medicalization of health, the geopolitics of health, the case-based approach used, and the ethics of practice.

Keywords:   public health practice, health research, international health, social struggle, political intrigue, ethical calculations

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