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Diseases of Globalization: Socioeconomic Transitions and Health

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7320.1074/a (Published 03 November 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1074
  1. Lesley Morrison, general practitioner
  1. Hawick

    Christine McMurray, Roy Smith

    Earthscan, £16.95, pp 200

    ISBN 18538 3 711 3

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    Since 11 September, we have all become acutely aware of what a small world we live in, of how vulnerable we all are to one of the worst diseases of globalisation—terrorism. The extent to which our lifestyles in the affluent North contribute to the poverty and alienation that breed terrorists has been hotly debated. This book, published before 11 September, sets out to examine the impact of modernisation and globalisation on health. …

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