Plagues and Politics (Global Issues Series): Infectious Disease and International Policy

Plagues and Politics (Global Issues Series): Infectious Disease and International Policy

by A. Price-Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333800664

ISBN-13: 9780333800669

Pub. Date: 07/06/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Infectious diseases once thought to be controlled (such as malaria and tuberculosis) are now spreading rapidly across the globe, and lethal new disease agents (HIV/AIDS, ebola and BSE) continue to emerge at an ominous pace. Policymakers must consider the implications of disease proliferation for economic prosperity, general well-being, and national security in

Overview

Infectious diseases once thought to be controlled (such as malaria and tuberculosis) are now spreading rapidly across the globe, and lethal new disease agents (HIV/AIDS, ebola and BSE) continue to emerge at an ominous pace. Policymakers must consider the implications of disease proliferation for economic prosperity, general well-being, and national security in affected societies. This work represents a collection of articles from the premier authors in the field on the ramifications of disease emergence for international development, international law, and national security.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333800669
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
07/06/2001
Series:
Global Issues Series
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
311
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors Introduction; A.T.Price-Smith Factors in the Emergence of Infectious Diseases; S.S.Morse Climate, Ecology and Human Health; P.R.Epstein The Economics of Emerging Infections in the Asia Pacific Region: What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Know?; R.Davis & A.M.Kimball Economic Growth, Disruption, Deprivation, Disease, and Death: On the Importance of the Politics of Public Health for Development; S.Szreter Disease, Deprivation and International Development; A.T.Price-Smith The Map is not the Territory: Reconceiving Human Security; J.Whitman Ghosts of Kigali: Infectious Disease and Global Stability at the Turn of the Century; A.T.Price-Smith The Return of Infectious Disease; L.Garrett Microsecurity; S.Glasgow & D.Pirages Beyond the Traditional Intelligence Agenda: Examining the Merits of a Global Public Health Portfolio; L.K.Johnson & D.C.Snyder The International Health Regulations in Historical Perspective; S.Carvalho & M.Zacher Public Health and International Law: The Impact of Infectious Diseases on the Formation of International Legal Regimes, 1800-2000; D.P.Fidler Index

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