Dying For Growth: Global Inequality and the Health of the Poor

Publication date: 07/01/02
by Jim Yong Kim, Joyce V. Millen, Alec Irwin, John Gershman (editors)
Common Courage Press
Support PIH: Purchase this publication online »

Dying for Growth is uniquely designed to be used as a cornerstone text for classes in International Health, International Relations, Development Studies, Medical Anthropology and Sociology, Public Health and Global Economics.


"Dying for Growth is a book of passion and courage."
--James Orbinski, President, Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders)

"By showing that increased suffering among the poor is not an inevitable by-product of our modern economy, it is a book that offers hope."
--Jules B. Richmond, M.D., Former Assistant Secretary for Health and U.S. Surgeon General

"A big, thorough, important book full of high caliber ammunition."
--Susan George, Author of A Fate Worse Than Debt

"This penetrating and often harrowing inquiry provides a wealth of valuable insights and analysis."
--Noam Chomsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology