Political Ecologies of Global Health: Pesticide Exposure in Southwestern Ecuador's Banana Industry

@inproceedings{Brisbois2018PoliticalEO,
  title={Political Ecologies of Global Health: Pesticide Exposure in Southwestern Ecuador's Banana Industry},
  author={Ben Wesley Brisbois and Leila M. Harris and Jerry M. Spiegel},
  booktitle={Antipode},
  year={2018}
}
Pesticide exposure in Ecuador's banana industry reflects political economic and ecological processes that interact across scales to affect human health. We use this case study to illustrate opportunities for applying political ecology of health scholarship in the burgeoning field of global health. Drawing on an historical literature review and ethnographic… CONTINUE READING