Networked Disease: Emerging Infections in the Global City / Edition 1

Networked Disease: Emerging Infections in the Global City / Edition 1

by S. Harris Ali, Roger Keil
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405161337

ISBN-13: 9781405161336

Pub. Date: 10/21/2008

Publisher: Wiley

A collection of writings by leading experts and newer researchers on the SARS outbreak and its relation to infectious disease management in progressively global and urban societies.

  • Presents original contributions by scholars from seven countries on four continents
  • Connects newer thinking on global cities, networks, and governance in a post-national era

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Overview

A collection of writings by leading experts and newer researchers on the SARS outbreak and its relation to infectious disease management in progressively global and urban societies.

  • Presents original contributions by scholars from seven countries on four continents
  • Connects newer thinking on global cities, networks, and governance in a post-national era of public health regulations and neo-liberalization of state services
  • Provides an important contribution to the global public debate on the challenges of emerging infectious disease in cities
  • Examines the impact of globalization on future infectious disease threats on international and local politics and culture
  • Focuses on the ways pathogens interact with economic, political and social factors, ultimately presenting a threat to human development and global cities
  • Employs an interdisciplinary approach to the SARS epidemic, clearly demonstrating the value of social scientific perspectives on the study of modern disease in a globalized world

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405161336
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/21/2008
Series:
Studies in Urban and Social Change Series, #18
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

Introduction Networked Disease S. Harris Ali Ali, S. Harris Roger Keil Keil, Roger 1

Pt. I Infectious Disease and Globalized Urbanization 9

Introduction S. Harris Ali Ali, S. Harris Roger Keil Keil, Roger 10

1 Toward a Dialectical Understanding of Networked Disease in the Global City: Vulnerability, Connectivity, Topologies Estair Van Wagner Van Wagner, Estair 13

2 Health and Disease in Global Cities: A Neglected Dimension of National Health Policy Victor G. Rodwin Rodwin, Victor G. 27

Pt. II SARS and Health Governance in the Global City: Toronto, Hong Kong, and Singapore 49

Introduction S. Harris Ali Ali, S. Harris Roger Keil Keil, Roger 50

3 SARS and the Restructuring of Health Governance in Toronto Roger Keil Keil, Roger S. Harris Ali Ali, S. Harris 55

4 Globalization of SARS and Health Governance in Hong Kong under "One Country, Two Systems" Mee Kam Ng Ng, Mee Kam 70

5 Surveillance in a Globalizing City: Singapore's Battle against SARS Peggy Teo Teo, Peggy Brenda S. A. Yeoh Yeoh, Brenda S. A. Shir Nee Ong Ong, Shir Nee 86

Pt. III The Cultural Construction of Disease in the Global City 103

Introduction S. Harris Ali Ali, S. Harris Roger Keil Keil, Roger 104

6 The Troubled Public Sphere and Media Coverage of the 2003 Toronto SARS Outbreak Daniel Drache Drache, Daniel David Clifton Clifton, David 108

7 SARS as a "Health Scare" Claire Hooker Hooker, Claire 123

8 City under Siege: Authoritarian Toleration, Mask Culture, and the SARS Crisis in Hong Kong Peter Baehr Baehr, Peter 138

9 "Racism is a Weapon of Mass Destruction": SARS and the Social Fabric of Urban Multiculturalism Roger Keil Keil, Roger S. Harris Ali Ali, S.Harris 152

Pt. IV Re-Emerging Infectious Disease, Urban Public Health, and Global Biosecurity 167

Introduction Harris Ali Ali, Harris Roger Keil Keil, Roger 168

10 Deadly Alliances: Death, Disease, and the Global Politics of Public Health Matthew Gandy Gandy, Matthew 172

11 Tuberculosis and the Anxieties of Containment Susan Craddock Craddock, Susan 186

12 Networks, Disease, and the Utopian Impulse Nicholas B. King King, Nicholas B. 201

13 People, Animals, and Biosecurity in and through Cities Steve Hinchliffe Hinchliffe, Steve Nick Bingham Bingham, Nick 214

Pt. V Networked Disease: Theoretical Approaches 229

Introduction S. Harris Ali Ali, S. Harris Roger Keil Keil, Roger 230

14 SARS as an Emergent Complex: Toward a Networked Approach to Urban Infectious Disease S. Harris Ali Ali, S. Harris 235

15 Thinking the City through SARS: Bodies, Topologies, Politics Bruce Braun Braun, Bruce 250

16 Vapors, Viruses, Resistance(s): The Trace of Infection in the Work of Michel Foucault Philipp Sarasin Sarasin, Philipp 267

17 Meshy Traffic, feverish Borders: Blood, Birds, and Civet Cats in Cities Brimming with Intimate Commodities Paul Jackson Jackson, Paul 281

Concluding Remarks Roger Keil Keil, Roger S. Harris Ali Ali, S. Harris 297

Bibliography 305

Index 338

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