International Law and Infectious Diseases / Edition 1

International Law and Infectious Diseases / Edition 1

by David P. Fidler, David P. Fidler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198268513

ISBN-13: 9780198268512

Pub. Date: 05/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

International Law and Infectious Diseases is the first comprehensive analysis of the intersection between international law and infectious diseases. Infectious diseases pose a global threat and international law plays an important but under-explored role in infectious disease control. This book analyses the globalization of public health and examines the history of

Overview

International Law and Infectious Diseases is the first comprehensive analysis of the intersection between international law and infectious diseases. Infectious diseases pose a global threat and international law plays an important but under-explored role in infectious disease control. This book analyses the globalization of public health and examines the history of international law in this area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198268512
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Series:
Oxford Monographs in International Law Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Cases
Table of Treaties, Declarations, and Resolutions
Introduction
Re-Emergence of an Old Challenge for the International Community
Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases
Globalization of Public Health
Microbialpolitik
Conclusion
Brief History of International Law on the Control of Infectious Diseases
Introduction
Overview of International Law on Infectious Disease Control, 1851-1951
Objectives of International Law on Infectious Disease Control, 1851-1951
Microbialpolitik-1851-1951
International health Regulations
Introduction
Development
Legal Basis
Objectives
Effectiveness
WHOs Revision of the IHR
IHR and Microbialpolitik
Sources of International Law and Infectious Diseases Control
Introduction
Conventions
Customary International Law
General Principles of Law
Judicial Decisions and the Writing of Publicists
Sources of International Law Outside Article 38(1)
International Trade Law and Infectious Diseases
Introduction
Trade, Quarantine, and Infectious Disease Control
Development of International Trade Law on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
International Trade Law and Microbialpolitik
International Human Rights Law and Infectious Diseases
Introduction
Limiting Human Rights to Protect Public health
The Human Right to Health and Infectious Disease Control
HIV/AIDS: Development of a Human Rights Discourse during an Infectious Disease Pandemic
Conclusion: Human Rights, Infectious Diseases, and Microbialpolitik
War, Weapons, and Infectious Diseases
Introduction
War as Disruption of the Human-Microbe Environment
International Legal Rules on How Force is Used: Regulating Weapons and Targets
Coping with the Adverse Public Health Consequences of War
War Crimes and Public Health
Conclusion: Microbialpolitik and International Law on Armed Conflict
International Environmental Law and infectious Diseases
Introduction
Environmental Degradation and Infectious Diseases
International Environmental Law and Infectious Diseases
International Environmental Law and Microbialpolitik
Microbialpolitik, International Law, and Global Health Jurisprudence
Introduction
Microbialpolitik and International Law
Microbialpolitik and International Relations Theory
The Future of International Law in Microbialpolitik
Conclusion
Appendix
Bibliography
Index

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