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Book review: Economics and HIV: the sickness of economics

Brown, Sally (2013) Book review: Economics and HIV: the sickness of economics. LSE Review of Books (19 Aug 2013). Blog.

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"Economics and HIV: The Sickness of Economics." Deborah Johnston. Routledge. May 2013. --- This book explains how, and why, economics has been applied to a terrible pandemic, using a range of examples mostly drawn from the region most affected, sub-Saharan Africa. Author Deborah Johnston argues that a political economy approach can bring meaningful insights to our understanding of the spread and impact of HIV/AIDS where both microeconomic and traditional mainstream macroeconomics approaches have failed. Sally Brown finds that this is an important and useful for read.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2013 13:01
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2013 13:01
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54299

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