Globalism, social insecurity and health outcomes in Australia

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University of Ottawa
Publication Type:
Conference Proceeding
Citation:
Forgotten Families: Globalization and the Health of Canadians, 2010, pp. 37 - 54
Issue Date:
2010-01
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As the dominant ideology of the most recent wave of globalization, globalism promotes `marketfriendly policy as a global panacea. Resulting social inequalities, both within and between countries, generate deeper health divides. Focusing on boom-time Australia from the mid-1990s to the mid- 2000s, this chapter identifies a range of policy initiatives and structural shifts linked to globalist pressures. Policy measures include:
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