Networked Disease

Networked Disease

Written by: S. Harris Ali

  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Publish Date: 2009-02-23
  • ISBN-10: 1444305026
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A collection of writings by leading experts and newer researcherson the SARS outbreak and its relation to infectious diseasemanagement in progressively global and urban societies. Presents original contributions by scholars from sevencountries on four continents Connects newer thinking on global cities, networks, andgovernance in a post-national era of public health regulations andneo-liberalization of state services Provides an important contribution to the global public debateon the challenges of emerging infectious disease in cities Examines the impact of globalization on future infectiousdisease threats on international and local politics andculture Focuses on the ways pathogens interact with economic, politicaland social factors, ultimately presenting a threat to humandevelopment and global cities Employs an interdisciplinary approach to the SARS epidemic,clearly demonstrating the value of social scientific perspectiveson the study of modern disease in a globalized world

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