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Ted Schrecker – Selected publications, August 2011

§ = refereed publication

  1. L. Idzerda, O. Adams, J. Patrick, T. Schrecker and P. Tugwell, “Access to primary healthcare services for the Roma population in Serbia: a secondary data analysis,” BMC International Health and Human Rights, in press; http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-698X/11/10/abstract. §

    Ted Schrecker – Selected publications, August 2011

    § = refereed publication

    1. L. Idzerda, O. Adams, J. Patrick, T. Schrecker and P. Tugwell, “Access to primary healthcare services for the Roma population in Serbia: a secondary data analysis,” BMC International Health and Human Rights, in press; http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-698X/11/10/abstract. §

    2. R. De Vogli, T. Schrecker and R. Labonte, “Neoliberal globalisation and health inequalities,” in L. Monaghan and J. Gabe, eds., Key Concepts in Medical Sociology, 2nd edition (London: Sage, forthcoming).

    3. T. Schrecker, A. Chapman, R. Labonte and R. De Vogli, “Health and human rights against the marketplace: A response to Reubi,” Social Science & Medicine 73 (2011): 629-631.

    4. “Why are some settings ‘resource-poor’ and others not?  Globalization, perfect economic storms, and the right to health,” Canadian Journal of Public Health 102 (2011): 204-206. §

    5. “The Health Case for Human Rights against the Global Marketplace,” Journal of Human Rights 10 (2011): 151-177. § 

    6. R. Labonté, K. Mohindra, T. Schrecker and K. Stoebenau, eds., Global Health (4 vols.), Sage Library of Health and Social Welfare (London: Sage, 2011). This project collected previously published materials in many disciplines that represent milestones in the field; see http://www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book235377.  

    7. C. Larson, S. Haddad, A.-E. Birn, D. Cole, R. Labonté, J. Roberts, T. Schrecker, D. Sellen and D. Zakus, “Grand Challenges Canada: Inappropriate Emphasis and Missed Opportunities in Global Health Research?”  Canadian Journal of Public Health 102 (2011): 149-151. §

    8. R. Labonté, K. Mohindra and T. Schrecker, "The Growing Impact of Globalization for Health and Public Health Practice," Annual Review of Public Health 32 (2011): 263-283; http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-publhealth-031210-101225.

    9. T. Schrecker and R. Labonté, “Global development and population health,” in J. Nriagu, ed., Encyclopedia of Environmental Health (Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2011): 976-986.

    10. C. Muntaner, J. Benach, H. Chung and T. Schrecker, “Welfare State, Labor Market Inequalities and Health in a Global Context: An Integrated Framework,” Gaceta Sanitaria 24, Suppl. 1 (2010): 56-61.§

    11. N. Hamel and T. Schrecker, “Unpacking Capacity to Utilize Research: A Tale of the Burkina Faso Public Health Association,” Social Science & Medicine 72 (2010): 31-38. §

    12. R. Labonté and T. Schrecker, “The State of Global Health in a Radically Unequal World: Patterns and Prospects,” in S. Benatar and G. Brock, Global Health Ethics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011): 24-36.

    13. T. Bryant, D. Raphael, T. Schrecker and R. Labonté, “Canada: A Land of Missed Opportunity for Addressing the Social Determinants of Health,” Health Policy 101 (2010): 44-58. §  

    14. “Estudio de caso 1. Globalización, mercados financieros y empleo,” in J. Benach, C. Muntaner, O. Solar, V. Santana y M. Quinlan, Empleo, Trabajo y Desigualdades en Salud: Una Visión Global (Barcelona: Icaria Editorial, 2010): 45-46.

    15.    T. Schrecker and R. Labonté, “Globalization,” in D. Vlahov, J. Boufford, C. Pearson and L. Norris, eds., Urban Health: Global Perspectives (New York: Jossey-Bass/John Wiley & Sons, 2010): 13-26. §

    16. P. Östlin, T. Schrecker, R. Sadana et al., Priorities for Research on Equity and Health: Implications for Global and National Priority Setting. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2010; http://bit.ly/hX0t68.  This report, by researchers who were closely involved with the work of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, also incorporates views from multiple international consultations.

    17. “Human rights against the global marketplace,” Global Social Policy 10(2): 154-158.

    18. T. Schrecker, A. Chapman, R. Labonté and R. De Vogli, “Advancing Health Equity in the Global Marketplace: How Human Rights Can Help,” Social Science & Medicine 71 (2010): 1520-1526. §

    19. A. Yalnizyan and T. Schrecker, “The growing economic gap: What it means for Canadian families and the Canadian future,” in R. Labonté, ed., Forgotten Families: Globalization and the Health of Canadians, Transdisciplinary Studies in Population Health (Ottawa: Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 2010): 112-128; http://www.iph.uottawa.ca/eng/transdis/files/ForgottenFamiliesFinal.pdf

    20. “Globalization, health, and the future Canadian metropolis,” in R. Labonté, ed., Forgotten Families: Globalization and the Health of Canadians, Transdisciplinary Studies in Population Health (Ottawa: Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 2010): 188-208; http://www.iph.uottawa.ca/eng/transdis/files/ForgottenFamiliesFinal.pdf

    21. “The Power of Money: Global Financial Markets, National Politics, and Social Determinants of Health,” in O. Williams and A. Kay, eds., The Crisis of Global Health Governance: Political Economy, Ideas and Institutions (Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009): 160-181.

    22. “The G8, Globalization, and the Need for a Global Health Ethic,” in S. Maclean, P. Fourie and S. Brown, ed., Health for Some: The Political Economy of Global Health Governance (Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009): 21-38. §

    23. R. Labonté and T. Schrecker, “Introduction: Globalization’s Challenges to People’s Health,” in R. Labonté, T. Schrecker, C. Packer and V. Runnels, eds., Globalization and Health: Pathways, Evidence and Policy (New York: Routledge, 2009): 1-33; http://tinyurl.com/GKN-Routledge-book  (see review of this book reproduced at end of curriculum vitae). §

    24. “Labor Markets, Equity, and Social Determinants of Health,” in R. Labonté, T. Schrecker, C. Packer and V. Runnels, eds., Globalization and Health: Pathways, Evidence and Policy (New York: Routledge, 2009): 81-104; http://tinyurl.com/GKN-Routledge-book.  §

    25. M. Koivusalo, T. Schrecker and R. Labonté, “Globalization and Policy Space for Health and Social Determinants of Health,” in R. Labonté, T. Schrecker, C. Packer and V. Runnels, eds., Globalization and Health: Pathways, Evidence and Policy (New York: Routledge, 2009): 105-130; http://tinyurl.com/GKN-Routledge-book. §

    26. R. Labonté and T. Schrecker, “Rights, Redistribution, and Regulation,” in R. Labonté, T. Schrecker, C. Packer and V. Runnels, eds., Globalization and Health: Pathways, Evidence and Policy (New York: Routledge, 2009): 317-333; http://tinyurl.com/GKN-Routledge-book. §

    27. T. Schrecker and R. Labonté, “Beyond the Matrix: Thinking three-dimensionally about social determinants of health,” in A. Gatti and A. Boggio, eds., Health and Development: Towards a Matrix Approach (Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009): 56-78.

    28. F. Barten, T. Schrecker and D. Woodward, “Special Report: Health for All,” The Broker [online] no. 12, May 2009; http://www.thebrokeronline.eu/en/Dossiers/Special-report-Health-for-all/; reprinted in Spanish as “Un abordaje radicalmente nuevo para la salud global: Salud para todos,” in F. Barten, M. Rovere y E. Espinoza, compiladores, Salud para todos: una meta possible  (San Salvador: Ministerio de Salud, Gobierno de El Salvador, 2010): 211-224; http://www.salud.gob.sv/archivos/pdf/salud_para_todos/salud_para_todos.pdf.

    29. M. Koivusalo, T. Schrecker and R. Labonté, Globalization and policy space for health and social determinants of health, Globalization Knowledge Network Research Papers (Ottawa: Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 2009); http://www.globalhealthequity.ca/electronic%20library/Globalisation%20and%20policy%20space%20for%20health%20and%20social%20determinants%20of%20health%20Koivusalo%20May%202009.pdf. §

    30. T. Schrecker, R. Labonté and R. De Vogli, “Globalisation and Health: The need for a global vision,” The Lancet, 372 (2008): 1670-1676; http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(08)61691-8/abstract. §

    31. E. Blas, L. Gilson, M. Kelly, R. Labonté, J. Lapitan, C. Muntaner, P. Östlin, J. Popay, R. Sadana, T. Schrecker, G. Sen and Z, Vaghri, “Addressing Social Determinants of Health Inequities: What can the state and civil society do?” The Lancet, 372 (2008): 1685-1689; http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(08)61693-1/abstract. §

    32. “Development and Health,” in P. Haslam, J. Schafer and P. Beaudet, eds., Introduction to International Development: Approaches, Actors, and Issues (Don Mills: Oxford University Press, 2008): 345-366; extensively revised  for second edition, forthcoming 2012: 371-396. §

    33. “Denaturalizing scarcity: A strategy of inquiry for public health ethics,” Bulletin of the World Health Organization  86 (2008): 600-605; http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/86/8/08-050880.pdf; reprinted in R. Labonté et al., eds., Global Health, Sage Library of Health and Social Welfare (London: Sage, 2011), vol. IV: 255-264 and one of 34 sources included in H. Greenwood and N. Edwards, “Population Health Ethics: Annotated Bibliography” for Canadian Institutes of Health Research, November 2009; http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/40740.html. §

    34. G. Ooms, W. Van Damme, B. Baker, P. Zeitz and T. Schrecker, “The ‘diagonal’ approach to Global Fund financing: A cure for the broader malaise of health systems?” Globalization and Health, 4:6 (2008); http://www.globalizationandhealth.com/content/4/1/6 (as of August 2011, 13th most frequently accessed article in journal’s history). §

    35. K. Lee, M. Koivusalo, E. Ollila, R. Labonté, T. Schrecker, C. Schuftan and D. Woodward, Globalization, global governance and the social determinants of health: A review of the linkages and agenda for action, Globalization Knowledge Network Research Papers (Ottawa: Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 2008); http://www.globalhealthequity.ca/electronic%20library/Globalization%20Global%20Governance%20and%20SD%20of%20H.pdf. §

    36. R. Labonté, T. Schrecker and D. Sanders, “Trade policy and health equity: Can ‘policy coherence’ avoid a collision?” in C. Blouin, N. Drager and J. Heymann, eds., Trade and Health: Seeking Common Ground (Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008): 226-261. §

    37. R. Labonté, C. Blouin, M. Chopra, K. Lee, C. Packer, M. Rowson, T. Schrecker, D. Woodward et al., Towards Health-Equitable Globalization: Rights, Regulation and Redistribution, Globalization Knowledge Network Final Report to the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (Ottawa: Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, June 2007); http://www.who.int/social_determinants/resources/gkn_final_report_042008.pdf. §

    38. R. Labonté and T. Schrecker, “Globalization and social determinants of health: Introduction and methodological background” (part 1 of 3), Globalization and Health, 3:5 (2007); http://www.globalizationandhealth.com/content/3/1/5 (as of August 2011, 4th most frequently accessed article in journal’s history). §

    39. R. Labonté and T. Schrecker, “Globalization and social determinants of health: The role of the global marketplace” (part 2 of 3), Globalization and Health, 3:6 (2007); http://www.globalizationandhealth.com/content/3/1/6 (as of August 2011, 7th most frequently accessed article in journal’s history). §

    40. R. Labonté and T. Schrecker, “Globalization and social determinants of health: Promoting health equity in global governance” (part 3 of 3), Globalization and Health, 3:7 (2007); http://www.globalizationandhealth.com/content/3/1/7 (as of August 2011, 8th most frequently accessed article in journal’s history). §

    41. T. Schrecker, R. Labonté and D. Sanders, “Breaking faith with Africa:  The G8 and population health post-Gleneagles,” in A.F. Cooper, J.J. Kirton and T. Schrecker, eds. Governing Global Health: Challenge, Response, Innovation (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007): 181-205. §

    42. A.F. Cooper, J.J. Kirton and T. Schrecker, “Introduction: Governing Global Health in the Twenty-First Century,” in A.F. Cooper, J.J. Kirton and T. Schrecker, eds. Governing Global Health:  Challenge, Response, Innovation (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007): 3-12. §

    43. A.F. Cooper, J.J. Kirton and T. Schrecker, “Conclusion: Innovation in Global Health Governance,” in A.F. Cooper, J.J. Kirton and T. Schrecker, eds. Governing Global Health: Challenge, Response, Innovation (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007): 229-239. §

    44. R. Labonté and T. Schrecker, “Foreign Policy Matters: A Normative View of the G8 and Population Health,” Bulletin of the World Health Organization 85(2006): 185-191; http://www.scielosp.org/scielo.php?script=sci_pdf&pid=S0042-96862007000300011&lng =en&nrm=iso&tlng=en. §

    45. D. McCoy, R. Narayan, F. Baum, D. Sanders, H. Serag, J. Salvage, M. Rowson, T. Schrecker et al. (13 authors in all) on behalf of the People’s Health Movement, “A new Director General for WHO – an opportunity for bold and inspirational leadership,” The Lancet 368 (2006): 2179-2183.    

    46. T. Schrecker and R. Labonté, “What’s Politics Got to Do with It?  Health, the G8, and the Global Economy,” in I. Kawachi and S. Wamala, eds., Globalization and Health (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007): 284-310. 

    47. R. Labonté and T. Schrecker, “The G8 and Global Health: What now? What next?”  Canadian Journal of Public Health 97 (2006): 35-38. §

    48. G. Ooms and T. Schrecker, “Viewpoint:  Expenditure Ceilings, Multilateral Financial Institutions and the Health of the Poor,” The Lancet 365 (2005): 1821-1823; http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTAFRHEANUTPOP/Newsletters/20616798/lancet_viewpoint.pdf. §

    49. “Class, Place and Citizenship: The Changing Dynamics of Environmental Policy,” in R. Paehlke and D. Torgerson, eds., Managing Leviathan: Environmental Policy and the Administrative State, 2nd edition (Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2005): 125-144.

    50. R. Labonté, T. Schrecker and A. Sen Gupta, Health for Some: Death, Disease and Disparity in a Globalizing Era (Toronto: Centre for Social Justice, 2005), pp. 134, ISBN 0-9733292-3-8;  http://www.socialjustice.org/uploads/pubs/HealthforSome.pdf [expanded version of authors’ contribution to Global Health Watch, the first alternative world health report].  

    51. R. Labonté, T. Schrecker and A. Sen Gupta, “A global health equity agenda for the G8 summit,” British Medical Journal 350 (2005): 533-536.

    52. R. Labonté, T. Schrecker and D. McCoy, “The G8 and Health in Sub-Saharan Africa: Fine Words and Fatal Indifference,” in G. Hubbard and D. Miller, eds., Arguments Against G8 (London: Pluto Press, 2005): 182-197.  

    53. R. Labonté and T. Schrecker, The G8, Africa and Global Health: A Platform for Global Health Equity for the 2005 Summit (London: Nuffield Trust, 2005), pp. 53, ISBN I-905030-03-7; http://www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/ecomm/files/G8%20Book.pdf . §

    54. R. Labonté and T. Schrecker, Making Commitments in Health Services under the GATS: A Public Health Perspective, Globalization, Trade and Health Working Papers Series GTH/ETH/2005/3 (Geneva: World Health Organization, July 2004).

    55. T. Schrecker and R. Labonté, “Taming the Brain Drain:  A Challenge for Public Health Systems in Southern Africa,” International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health 10 (2004): 409-415. §

    56. R. Labonté and T. Schrecker, “Committed to Health for All? How the G7/G8 Rate,” Social Science & Medicine 59 (2004): 1661-1676; reprinted in J. Kirton, ed., Global Health, Library of Essays in Global Governance series (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009): 499-514. §   

    57. R. Labonté, T. Schrecker, D. Sanders and W. Meeus.  Fatal Indifference: The G8, Africa and Global Health (Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press and International Development Research Centre, January 2004); ISBN 1-91971-384-0;http://hdl.handle.net/10625/31263.§

    58. “Benefit Sharing in the New Genomic Marketplace: Expanding the Ethical Frame of Reference,” in B. Knoppers, ed., Populations and Genetics: Legal and Social-Ethical Perspectives, Proceedings of the Third International DNA Sampling Conference (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 2003): 405-421.§

    59. “Using Science in Environmental Policy: Can Canada Do Better?” in E. Parson, ed., Governing the Environment: Persistent Challenges, Uncertain Innovations (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001): 31-72. §

    60. “From the Welfare State to the No-Second-Chances State,” in S. Boyd, D. Chunn and R. Menzies, eds., (Ab)Using Power: The Canadian Experience (Halifax: Fernwood Publishing, 2001): 36-48.

    61. “The Cost of the Wild: International Equity and the Losses from Environmental Conservation” in D. Pimentel, L. Westra and R. Noss, eds., Ecological Integrity: Integrating Environment, Conservation and Health (Washington, DC:  Island Press, 2000): 301-316.

    62. C.B. Hoffmaster and T. Schrecker, “An Ethical Analysis of the Mandatory Exclusion of Immigrants Who Test HIV-Positive,” Canadian HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Newsletter 5 (no. 4, Winter 2000): 1, 42-51.

    63. C.B. Hoffmaster and T. Schrecker, An Ethical Analysis of the Mandatory Exclusion of Refugees and Immigrants Who Test HIV-Positive (Halifax and Montréal: Names Project/Canadian HIV-AIDS Legal Network, June 2000); http://uottawa.academia.edu/documents/0011/1080/Hoffmaster___Schrecker_HIV_testing_full_report_00.pdf.  

    64. “Crime, Property and Poverty: In the 1990s, Learning from the 1790s,” in L. Beaman, ed., New Perspectives on Deviance: The Construction of Deviance in Everyday Life (Scarborough, Ontario: Prentice-Hall Canada, 1999): 120-136. §

    65. C.B. Hoffmaster and T. Schrecker, An Ethical Analysis of HIV Testing of Pregnant Women and their Newborns (Ottawa: Canadian HIV-AIDS Clearinghouse, Canadian Public Health Association, August 1999).

    66. C.B. Hoffmaster and T. Schrecker, “An Ethical Analysis of HIV Testing of Pregnant Women and Their Newborns,” Canadian HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Newsletter 4 (no. 3, Summer, 1999): 5-11.

    67.  “Money Matters: Incomes Tell a Story about Environmental Dangers and Human Health,” Alternatives Journal 25 (no. 3, Summer 1999): 12-18. §

    68.  “Sustainability, Growth and Distributive Justice: Questioning Environmental Absolutism” in J. Lemons, L. Westra and R. Goodland, eds., Sustainability and Ecological Integrity: Concepts and Approaches (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1998): 218-234.

    69. “Private Health Care for Canada: North of the Border, an Idea Whose Time Shouldn’t Come?”  Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 26 (no. 2, Summer 1998): 138-148. §

    70. Surviving Globalism: The Social and Environmental Challenges, T. Schrecker, ed. (London: Macmillan, 1997); ISBN 0-333-67425-1.

    71. “Money Matters: A Reality Check, with Help from Virginia Woolf,” Social Indicators Research 40 (1-2, 1997): 99-123.

    72. “Growing Wisely: Reconciling Sustainability and Competitiveness in a Shrinking World,” in A. Dale and J. Robinson, eds., Achieving Sustainable Development, Sustainable Development Research Institute series vol. 1 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1996): 73-93. 

    73. “Missing the Point About Growth,” in M. Charlton and E. Riddell-Dixon, eds., Crosscurrents 2: International Relations in the Post-Cold War Era (Toronto: Nelson, 1993): 535-541; reprinted in K. Peacock, ed., Living With the Earth (Toronto: Harcourt Brace, 1996).

    74. “Of Cars, Sustainability and Human Rights: A Canadian Case Study,” CNS: Capitalism Nature Socialism 7(4), December 1996: 79-97. §