HIV/AIDS and the Threat to National and International Security

Overview

This collection expands the framework for understanding the HIV/AIDS pandemic as not only a humanitarian catastrophe, but also as a threat to state and international security. While establishing a theoretical framework to address major security themes from civil and international wars to democratic stability and international institutions, the contributors collectively show that the pandemic represents one of the most complex security problems ...

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Overview

This collection expands the framework for understanding the HIV/AIDS pandemic as not only a humanitarian catastrophe, but also as a threat to state and international security. While establishing a theoretical framework to address major security themes from civil and international wars to democratic stability and international institutions, the contributors collectively show that the pandemic represents one of the most complex security problems confronting individual states and the international system today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403933232
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/23/2007
  • Series: Global Issues Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.57 (w) x 8.88 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert L. Ostergard is Associate Director, Institute of Global Cultural Studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton.

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Table of Contents

Introduction; R.L.Ostergard
• PART I: AIDS AND SECURITY: THE CONCEPTUAL DYNAMICS Politics and AIDS: An Emerging Research Agenda in Political Science and International Relations; C.Boone
• Epidemic Disease and National Security; S.Peterson
• HIV/AIDS and State Capacity; A.T.Price-Smith
• HIV/AIDS and Global Security; R.L.Ostergard
• PART II: AIDS AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
• War in the Age of AIDS; S.Elbe
• Peacekeeping, HIV/AIDS and Global Security Implications; P.Patel & P.Tripodi
• HIV/AIDS and Bio-Globalization: A Threatening Convergence?; A.A.Mazrui
• Challenging Global Norms: The State, Social Costs and Legal Action; C.May
• AIDS, Transnational Corporations and Drug Price Wars; K.Singh
• International Institutions, Intellectual Propoerty and the HIV/AIDS Pandemic; S.Sell
• The Role of Adjustment and Debt in Africa's HIV/AIDS Crisis; N.Poku
• PART III: AIDS AND NATIONAL SECURITY: CASE STUDIES
• The Dynamics of Economic Development and AIDS in China and India: Assessing Governmental Response; R.Compton
• HIV/AIDS and Russia's National Security after the Cold War; T.Ambrosio
• HIV/AIDS and Democratic Legitimacy and Stability in South Africa; J.Youde
• HIV/AIDS and South Africa's National Security; R.L.Ostergard

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