Gender and health: a social movement’s agenda for Big Pharma.

Grieco, Margaret (2010) Gender and health: a social movement’s agenda for Big Pharma. Demystifying Sex Work and Sex Workers: Special Issue for Wagadu, Journal of Transnational Women’s and Gender Studies, 8. ISSN 1545-6196

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Social movements have an important new campaigning and organizing competence in new information communication technologies. These technologies also enable the members of social movements to readily research the accuracy of information: knowledge becomes globalized and readily accessible. In relation to Big Pharma, women’s social movements and social movements of the medicated intersect, and there is now a substantial challenge to Big Pharma both within developed and developing countries from the terrain of gender and health. This paper documents those challenges and looks towards their consequences in the future both in respect of Big Pharma but also in terms of 'academic' research

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 1545-6196
Uncontrolled Keywords: social movements; information communication technologies; Big Pharma; gender; health;
University Divisions/Research Centres: School of Life, Sports & Social Sciences (from 1st August 2015)
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 360 Social problems & social services > 362 Social welfare problems & services
Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Item ID: 4251
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2011 16:39
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2016 16:45

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