SARS, Governance and the Globalization of Disease

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 it, as well as a focused analysis of China's role in the outbreak.
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  • Hardback | 219 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 18.03mm | 455g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Gordonsville, United States
  • English
  • 2004 ed.
  • XVII, 219 p.
  • 140393326X
  • 9781403933263

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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About David P. Fidler

DAVID P. FIDLER is Professor of Law at Indiana University School of Law. He is one of the world's leading experts in international law and infectious diseases and has published widely in this area, including International Law and Infectious Diseases (1999).
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