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21st-century capitalism: structural challenges for universal health care

Sell, Susan K.


The structural perspective outlined here sheds light on some of the fundamental challenges involved in achieving Universal Health Care (UHC) in this twenty-first-century era of trade and financialized capitalism. This commentary explores connections between the structure of twenty-first-century capitalism and challenges to achieving UHC, discussing three features of today's capitalism: financialized capitalism; trade, intangibles and global value chains; and inequality (as exacerbated by the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Globalization and Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12992-019-0517-3
Access Rights: Open Access


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