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The body economic : why austerity kills : recessions, budget battles, and the politics of life and death / David Stuckler, Sanjay Basu.

Stuckler, David, (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 0465063985 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780465063987 (hardcover)
  • Description: xxi, 216 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2013]

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 338.4/Stuckler (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction HM 548 .S87 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Endicott College Display HM 548 .S78 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk) 306.3 Stuckler (Text to phone) Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-204) and index.
Contents Note: Part I. History. Tempering the Great Depression -- The post-communist mortality crisis -- From miracle to mirage -- Part II. The great recession. God bless Iceland -- Greek tragedy -- Part III. Resilience. To care or not to care -- Returning to work -- A plague on all your houses -- Conclusion: healing the body economic.
Summary: Two public health researchers prove that the recent economic crises around the world have had calamitous effects on people's health, citing increases in suicide rates, HIV transmissions, and heart disease during times of bad fiscal policy.
Basu, Sanjay, author. (Added Author).

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