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8%OFFSteve Brouwer - Revolutionary Doctors: How Venezuela and Cuba are Changing the World´s Conception of Health Care - 9781583672396 - V9781583672396
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Revolutionary Doctors: How Venezuela and Cuba are Changing the World´s Conception of Health Care

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Description for Revolutionary Doctors: How Venezuela and Cuba are Changing the World´s Conception of Health Care Paperback. Num Pages: 258 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MBN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 140 x 18. Weight in Grams: 350. How Venezuela and Cuba are Changing the World's Conception of Health Care. 258 pages, black & white illustrations. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: MBN. Dimension: 209 x 140 x 18. Weight: 298.
Revolutionary Doctors gives readers a first-hand account of Venezuela's innovative and inspiring program of community health care, designed to serve-and largely carried out by-the poor themselves. Drawing on long-term participant observations as well as in-depth research, Brouwer tells the story of Venezuela's Integral Community Medicine program, in which doctor-teachers move into the countryside and poor urban areas to recruit and train doctors from among peasants and workers. Such programs were first developed in Cuba, and Cuban medical personnel play a key role in Venezuela today as advisors and organizers. This internationalist model has been a great success-Cuba is a world ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Monthly Review Press,U.S.
Number of pages
258
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
Weight
350g
Number of Pages
258
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9781583672396
SKU
V9781583672396
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-30

About Steve Brouwer
Steve Brouwer is the author of Robbing Us Blind: The Return of the Bush Gang; Sharing the Pie: A Citizen's Guide to Wealth and Power in the United States; Exporting the American Gospel: Global Christian Fundamentalism (co-authored with Susan D. Rose); and Conquest and Capitalism, 1492-1992. He is also a carpenter and designer, and has organized worker-owned construction businesses and ... Read more

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Steve Brouwer is one of the nation's best front-line reporters from the ongoing class war. -Barbara Ehrenreich, ( Steve Brouwer is one of the nation's best front-line reporters from the ongoing class war. )-(Barbara Ehrenreich), ()

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