Resources for Learning

Some of Our Favorite Resources

A Primer on APH: our booklet style version of our strategy and analysis.APH Primer Spring 2013

Vicente Navarro.  What we mean by the social determinants of health.  International Journal of Health Services, Volume 39, Number 3, Pages 423–441, 2009.  Available for download at: http://cmdss2011.org/site/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/What-we-mean-by-social-determinants-of-health.pdf

Richard Levins.  Is Capitalism a Disease? The Crisis in U.S. Public Health Care. Monthly Review 52 no.4: 8-33 S, 2000.  Available for download in google articles and on the Monthly Review website.

Nancy Krieger and Mary Basseti.  The Health of Black Folk: Disease, Class, and Ideology in Science.  Available for download at: http://www.elegantbrain.com/edu4/classes/readings/depository/race/rac_pol_eco_scien_health.pdf

Bert De Belder, M.D.  Coordinator: Medical Aid for the Third World, Belgium.  Health Under Threat by Imperialist Globalization: Keynote address for the workshop on health Founding Assembly, International League of Peoples’ Struggle Zutphen, the Netherlands, 25-27 May 2001.  Available for download from: https://aphvan.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/health-under-threat-by-de-belder.pdf

Laravic T. Flores.  Health of the People Health of the Nation. Chapters 2 & 3 available for download from: https://aphvan.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/health-of-the-people-health-of-the-nation-pdf.pdf

Pol De Vos, Wim De Ceukelaire, Geraldine Malaise, Dennis Pérez, Pierre Lefèvre,Patrick Van der Stuyft.  Health through People’s Empowerment: A Rights-Based Approach to Participation.  Health and Human Rights, Vol. 11, No. 1 (2009), pp. 23-35.  Available for download from: https://aphvan.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/health-through-peoples-empowerment-a-rights-based-approach-de-vos-et-al.pdf

Anne-Emanuelle Birn. Making it Politic(al): Closing the Gap in a Generation: Health Equity through Action on the Social Determinants of Health. Social Medicine (www.socialmedicine.info) Volume 4, – 166 – Number 3, September 2009. Available for download from: http://www.socialmedicine.info/index.php/socialmedicine/article/viewFile/365/719

David Werner: “Health Care, Empowerment, and Social Change”, from “Questioning the Solution: The Politics of Primary Health Care and Child Survival”: http://www.healthwrights.org/hw/content/books/QTS/qts_ch16.pdf

Martha Roberts. Social and Structural Determinants of Health in the Philippines.  Available at: http://thistinyglobe.wordpress.com/health-work/social-and-structural-determinants-of-health/

Willie Baptist. On The Poor Organizing The Poor.  Available for download from: https://aphvan.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/on-the-poor-organizing-the-poor.pdf

James Petras.  NGOs in the Service of Imperialism.  Available for download from: https://aphvan.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/ngos-in-the-service-of-imperialism.pdf

Julian Tudor Hart. Mental Health in a Sick Society: What are people for? Published in the Socialist Register, 2010.  http://socialistregister.com/index.php/srv/article/view/6777#.URSZM2fG-8A

Unnatural Causes Video Excerpts: http://www.unnaturalcauses.org/

Unnatural Causes Episode 1 Excerpt:  Health in Americahttp://www.unnaturalcauses.org/video_clips_detail.php?res_id=213

Unnatural Causes Episode 7 Excerpt: Growing Wealth Divide is Bad for Our Health http://www.unnaturalcauses.org/video_clips_detail.php?res_id=219

There’s no such thing as small stuff:http://www.unnaturalcauses.org/video_clips_detail.php?res_id=409

Ottawa Charter: http://www.who.int/hpr/NPH/docs/ottawa_charter_hp.pdf

World Health Organization Commission on the Social Determinants of Health final report: http://www.who.int/social_determinants/thecommission/finalreport/en/index.html

Dennis Raphael and folks: http://www.thecanadianfacts.org/