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To Repair the World : Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation, Paperback / softback Book

To Repair the World : Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation Paperback / softback

Edited by Jonathan L. Weigel

Part of the California Series in Public Anthropology series


Doctor and social activist Paul Farmer shares a collection of charismatic short speeches that aims to inspire the next generation.

One of the most passionate and influential voices for global health equity and social justice, Farmer encourages young people to tackle the greatest challenges of our times.

Engaging, often humorous, and always inspiring, these speeches bring to light the brilliance and force of Farmer's vision in a single, accessible volume. A must-read for graduates, students, and everyone seeking to help bend the arc of history toward justice, To Repair the World:challenges readers to counter failures of imagination that keep billions of people without access to health care, safe drinking water, decent schools, and other basic human rightschampions the power of partnership against global poverty, climate change, and other pressing problems todayoverturns common assumptions about health disparities around the globe by considering the large-scale social forces that determine who gets sick and who has access to health carediscusses how hope, solidarity, faith, and hardbitten analysis have animated Farmer's service to the poor in Haiti, Peru, Rwanda, Russia, and elsewhereleaves the reader with an uplifting vision: that with creativity, passion, teamwork, and determination, the next generations can make the world a safer and more humane place.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 296 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social discrimination
  • ISBN: 9780520321151

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