International Law and Infectious Diseases / Edition 1

International Law and Infectious Diseases / Edition 1

by David P. Fidler, David P. Fidler
     
 

International Law and Infectious Diseases is the first comprehensive a nalysis of the intersection between international law and infectious d iseases. Infectious diseases pose a global threat and international la w plays an important but under-explored role in infectious disease con trol. This book analyses the globalization of public health and examin es the

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International Law and Infectious Diseases is the first comprehensive a nalysis of the intersection between international law and infectious d iseases. Infectious diseases pose a global threat and international la w plays an important but under-explored role in infectious disease con trol. This book analyses the globalization of public health and examin es 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)

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Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Table of Cases
Table of Treaties, Declarations, and Resolutions
Introduction1
1Re-Emergence of an Old Challenge for the International Community5
2Brief History of International Law on the Control of Infectious Diseases21
3International Health Regulations58
4Sources of International Law and the Control of Infectious Diseases81
5International Trade Law and Infectious Diseases114
6International Human Rights Law and Infectious Diseases169
7War, Weapons, and Infectious Diseases221
8International Environmental Law and Infectious Diseases245
9Microbialpolitik, International Law, and Global Health Jurisprudence279
10Conclusion: A 'Never Ending Defeat'?310
AppProposal for a World Health Organization Framework Convention on Global Infectious Disease Prevention and Control317
Bibliography337
Index357

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