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On the Road to Universal Health Coverage
Universal Health Coverage (UHC), is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “ensuring that all people can use the promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative health services theyExpand
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Personalizing Relations of Domination at Work: Female Maquila Workers and Domestic Workers in Latin America
The continent of South America is characterized by a huge diversity in the forms of employment and labor relations prevalent there. The comparison between two situations which would appear to beExpand
Latin American Domestic Workers and Sociology
Domestic workers represent the major form of (women’s) urban employment in Latin America. In Brazil there are 5 million domestic workers and two million women manual workers. However, sociologicalExpand
Social protection in Lula's Brazil: Too much expenditure, or too little revenue?
Abstract The social protection debate re-launched by the election of Lula focuses on two issues: the “zero hunger” program and public sector retirement pensions. However, social protection amounts toExpand
The Sociologist and the “Poor Third World Woman”, or How an Approach Focusing on Gender Relations Has Helped Sociology of Development
The “gender” focus is playing an increasingly prominent role in poverty studies in developing countries as well as in the various policies and measures recommended to reduce or, under optimisticExpand
Globalization, Work, and Gender: An Outworn Dialectic
This article seeks to clarify the relations between three questions: globalization, work and gender. Initially four principal forms of globalization are distinguished; the question of its novelty isExpand