Medicine At The Border: Disease, Globalization and Security, 1850 to the Present
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Medicine At The Border: Disease, Globalization and Security, 1850 to the Present

by A. Bashford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230507069

ISBN-13: 9780230507067

Pub. Date: 10/31/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This book explores the pressing issues of border control and infectious disease from the nineteenth to present day. The book places world health in world history, microbes and their management in globalization, and disease in the history of international relations, bringing together leading scholars on the history and politics of global health.

Overview

This book explores the pressing issues of border control and infectious disease from the nineteenth to present day. The book places world health in world history, microbes and their management in globalization, and disease in the history of international relations, bringing together leading scholars on the history and politics of global health.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230507067
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
10/31/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: 'The Age of Universal Contagion': Disease, History and Globalization; A.Bashford PART I: WORLD HEALTH: COLONIAL AND NATIONAL HISTORIES Civilizing the State: Borders, Weak States and International Health in Modern Europe; P.Zylberman Yellow Fever Crusade: US Colonialism, Tropical Medicine, and the International Politics of Mosquito Control, 1900-20; A.M.Stern WHO-led or WHO-managed? Re-assessing the Smallpox Eradication Programme in India, 1960-80; S.Bhattacharya The World Health Organisation and the Transition from 'International' to 'Global' Health; T.M.Brown , M.Cueto & E.Fee PART II: NATIONAL SECURITY: MIGRATION, TERRITORY AND BORDER REGULATION Where is the Border? Turberculosis Screening in the United Kingdom and Australia, 1950-2000; I.Convery , J.Welshman & A.Bashford Medical Humanitarianism in and beyond France: Breaking Down or Patrolling Borders?; M.Ticktin Screening out Diseased Bodies: Immigration, Mandatory HIV Testing, and the Making of a Healthy Canada; R.Mawani Passports and Pestilence: Migration, Security and Contemporary Border Control of Infectious Diseases; R.J.Coker & A.Ingram PART III: GLOBALIZATION: DETERRITORIALIZED HEALTH? Drawing the Lines: Danger and Risk in the Age of SARS; C.Hooker Biosecurity: Friend or Foe for Public Health Governance?; D.P.Fidler Postcard from Plaguetown: SARS and the Exoticisation of Toronto; C.Strange The Geopolitics of Global Public Health Surveillance in the Twenty-First Century; L.Weir & E.Mykhalovskiy

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