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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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    Abstract/Description

    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: Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences
    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: 07 Dec 2012 12:00
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4251

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