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Political economy, trade relations and health inequalities: lessons from general health

Friel, Sharon; Jamieson, Lisa

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This article argues that health outcomes, specifically nutrition related health outcomes, are socially determined, and can be linked to a wider political economy in which peoples’ dietary consumption is structurally determined, evolving from political, economic and social forces. The article examines trade and investment agreements as regulatory vehicles that cultivate poor dietary consumption and inequalities in health outcomes between and within countries. How does this happen? The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/201979
Source: Community Dental Health
DOI: 10.1922/CDH_SpecialIssueFrielJamieson05
Access Rights: Open Access

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