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close this bookThe Nutrition and Health Transition of Democratic Costa Rica (International Nutrition Foundation for Developing Countries - INFDC, 1995, 228 pages)
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Bell JP. 1971. Crisis in Costa Rica: The 1948 revolution. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Bossert TJ. 1984. "Health-policy innovation and international assistance in Central America." Pol Sci Quart 99(3):441-455.

Bossert TJ. 1990. "Can they get along without us? Sustainability of donorsupported health projects in Central America and Africa." Soc Sci Med 30(9):1015-1023.

Braveman P, Mora F. 1987. "Training physicians for community-oriented primary care in Latin America: Model programs in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica." Am J Publ Health 77(4)485-490.

Bulmer-Thomas V. 1987. The political economy of Central America since 1920. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Casas A, Vargas H. 1980. "The health system in Costa Rica: Toward a national health service." J Publ Health Pol 1:250-279.

Castro Gutiérrez M. 1983. Economic development and nutrition in Costa Rica. College of Human Resources, Title XII Program Publication No. 9, University of Delaware.

Edelman M. 1983. "Recent literature on Costa Rica's economic crisis." Lat Am Res Rev 18:166-180.

Edelman M, Kenen J, eds. 1989. The Costa Rica reader. Grove Weidenfeld, New York.

Gudmundson L. 1986. Costa Rica before coffee. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.

Herrick B. Hudson B. 1981. Urban poverty and economic development: A case study of Costa Rica. St. Martin's Press, New York.

Hertz E, Hebert JR, Landon J. 1994. "Social and environmental factors and life epectancy, infant mortality, and maternal mortality rates: Results of a cross-national comparison." Soc Sci Med 39(1):105-114.

Jaramillo Antillón J. 1987. "Changes in health care strategies in Costa Rica." PAHO Bull 21:136-148.

Low SM. 1982. "Dr. Moreno Cañas: A symbolic bridge to the demedicaliation of healing." Soc Sci Med 16:527-531.

Low SM. 1985. Culture, politics, and medicine in Costa Rica. Redgrave Publishing, Bedford Hills, New York.

May JM, McLellan DL. 1972. The ecology of malnutrition in Mexico and Central America. Studies in medical geography, volume 11. Hafnor Publishing Co, New York.

Mesa-Lago C. 1978. Social security in Latin America: Pressure groups, stratification and inequality. University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh.

Mesa-Lago C. 1985. "Health care in Costa Rica: boom and crisis. " Soc Sci Med 21(1):13-21.

Mesa-Lago C. 1992. Health care for the poor in Latin America and the Caribbean. PAHO, Washington, DC.

Mohs E. 1983. "Infectious diseases and health in Costa Rica: The development of a new paradigm." Pediatr Inf Dis 1:212-216.

Morales JO, Scrimshaw N. Arca AM. 1953. "Health systems." In: Loomis CP, et al., eds. Turrialba: Social systems and the introduction of change. The Free Press, Glencoe, IL.

Morgan LM. 1987. "Health without wealth? Costa Rica's health system under economic crisis." J Pub Health Pol 8(1):126-151.

Morgan LM. 1989. "'Political will' and community participation in Costa Rican primary health care." Med Antropol Quart (n.s.) 3(3):232-245.

Morgan LM. 1990. "International politics and primary health care in Costa Rica." Soc Sci Med. 30(2):211-219.

Morgan LM. 1993. Community participation in health. The politics of primary care in Costa Rica. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Pezza PE, Barquero Bolaños JF. 1994. "Clínica Tibas: An experimental response to health system challenges in Costa Rica." J R Soc Health 114(5):252-255.

Richardson M, Bode B. 1971. "Popular medicine in Puntarenas, Costa Rica: Urban and societal features." In: Adams RN, et al., eds. Community culture and national change. Middle American Research Institute Publication 24, Tulane University.

Roemer MI. 1963. "Medical care in Costa Rica." In: Medial Care in Latin America. Organization of American States, Washington, DC, 169-192.

Rosenberg MB. 1981. "Social reform in Costa Rica: Social security and the presidency of Rafael Angel Calderon." Hispanic American Historical Rev 61 (2):278-296.

Rosero-Bixby L. 1986. "Infant mortality in Costa Rica: Explaining the recent decline." Stud Fam Plan 17(2):57-65.

Sanders SW. 1986. The Costa Rican laboratory. Priority Press/A Twentieth Century Fund Paper, New York.

Saligson M. 1979. "Public policies in conflict: Land reform and family planning in Costa Rica." Comp Pol 12(1):49-62.

Saligson M. 1980. Peasants of Costa Rica and the development of agrarian capitalism. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison.

Sojo A. 1989. "Social policies in Costa Rica." CEPAL Rev 38:105-119.

Stycos JM, 1982. "The decline of fertility in Costa Rica: Literacy, modernization, and family planning." Pop Stud 36(1):15-30.

Taylor JE. 1980. "Migration: A study of population movements in Costa Rica." Latin Am Perspec 7(2-3):75-90.

Thrupp LA. 1991. "Sterilization of workers from pesticide exposure: The causes and consequences of DBCP-induced damage in Costa Rica and beyond." Int J Health Serv 21 (4):731-757.

Trejos JD. 1985. "Costa Rica: Economic crisis and public policy, 1978-1984." Latin American and Caribbean Center, Occasional Papers Series, no. 11, Florida International University, Miami.

Whiteford MB. 1985. "The social epidemiology of nutritional status among Costa Rican children: A case study." Humn Org 44(3):241-250.

Williams CD. 1973. "Health services in the home. " Pediatrics 52:773-781.

Wilson CM. 1942. Ambassadors in white: The story of American tropical medicine. Henry Holt and Co, New York.