Sars, Governance And The Globalization Of Disease

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SARS, Governance and the Globalization of Disease provides a comprehensive and original analysis of the historic global SARS outbreak of 2003. David P. Fidler constructs a political pathology of the SARS outbreak, analyzes the government responses to it, places these responses in historical context and assesses the implications of the successful management of the outbreak for handling future pathogenic threats that will arise. The book includes a detailed description of the outbreak and governance responses to ...

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Overview

SARS, Governance and the Globalization of Disease provides a comprehensive and original analysis of the historic global SARS outbreak of 2003. David P. Fidler constructs a political pathology of the SARS outbreak, analyzes the government responses to it, places these responses in historical context and assesses the implications of the successful management of the outbreak for handling future pathogenic threats that will arise. The book includes a detailed description of the outbreak and governance responses to it, as well as a focused analysis of China's role in the outbreak.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403933263
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/1/2004
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Meet the Author

David P. Fidler is Professor of Law and Ira C. Batman Faculty Fellow at Indiana University.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Importance of the SARS Outbreak
Part I: Westphalian and Post-Westphalian Public Health
• Of Germs and Borders
• Public Health in the Westphalian System of International Politics
• Public Health in the Post-Westphalian System of Global Politics
Part II: The SARS Outbreak and Post-Westphalian Public Health
• Brief History of the Global SARS Outbreak of 2002-2003
• China Confronts Public Health's 'New World Order'
• Beyond China: Lessons from SARS for Post-Westphalian Public Health
• SARS and Vulnerabilities of Post-Westphalian Public Health
• Conclusion: Governing Infectious Diseases in Globalized Anarchy

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