Plagues and Politics (Global Issues Series): Infectious Disease and International Policy [NOOK Book]

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"This work represents a collection of articles from the premier authors in the field on the ramifications of disease for international development, international law and national security. Disease emergence is placed within the context of accelerating global environmental change which can only exacerbate the problem. This book is a primer for understanding the relationship between global change, human ecology and socio-political outcomes, all viewed through the lens of public health."--BOOK JACKET.
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Plagues and Politics (Global Issues Series): Infectious Disease and International Policy

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Overview

"This work represents a collection of articles from the premier authors in the field on the ramifications of disease for international development, international law and national security. Disease emergence is placed within the context of accelerating global environmental change which can only exacerbate the problem. This book is a primer for understanding the relationship between global change, human ecology and socio-political outcomes, all viewed through the lens of public health."--BOOK JACKET.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230568785
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 4/19/2001
  • Series: Global Issues Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 995 KB

Meet the Author

Andrew T. Price-Smith is Post Doctoral Research Scientist at the Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network and Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Affairs, Columbia University.

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Table of Contents

List of Boxes, Figures, Tables and Maps
Acknowledgements
Notes on the Contributors
1 Introduction
2 Factors in the Emergence of Infectious Diseases
3 Climate, Ecology and Human Health
4 The Economics of Emerging Infections in the Asia-Pacific Region: What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Know?
5 Economic Growth, Disruption, Deprivation, Disease and Death: On the Importance of the Politics of Public Health for Development
6 Disease and International Development
7 The Map is not the Territory: Reconceiving Human Security
8 Ghosts of Kigali: Infectious Disease and Global Stability at the Turn of the Century
9 The Return of Infectious Disease
10 Microsecurity
11 Beyond the Traditional Intelligence Agenda: Examining the Merits of a Global Public Health Portfolio
12 The International Health Regulations in Historical Perspective
13 Public Health and International Law: the Impact of Infectious Diseases on the Formation of International Legal Regimes, 1800-200
Index
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