“…far from being simple calculations, the book demonstrates how metrics act as a ‘new kind of “global sovereign”’ … The case studies, which span Alaska, Haiti, Malawi, USA, Senegal, and Nigeria, offer rich accounts of ‘what they [metrics] do far beyond the rhetorical claims to improving health’ … In fact, a key claim of the book is that the emphasis on performing quantitative metrics may not work in the interest of mitigating health inequities at all.”

Read the full review on the Durham Centre for Medical Humanities blog