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Dingwall, Robert

Pandemics and Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Sociological Agenda

Dingwall, Robert - Pandemics and Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Sociological Agenda, ebook

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Infectious disease pandemics are a rising threat in our globalizing world. This agenda-setting collection provides international analysis of the pressing sociological concerns they confront us with, from cross-border coordination of public health governance to geopolitical issues of development and social equity.

  • Focuses on vital sociological issues raised by resurgent disease pandemics
  • Detailed analysis of case studies as well as broader, systemic factors
  • Contributions from North America, Europe and Asia provide international perspective
  • Bold, agenda-setting treatment of a high-profile topic

Keywords: health; resurgence; infectious disease; globalized; public; world; social; threat; explores; pandemics; issues; inevitable; unpredictable; sociological; volume; example; diseases; health authorities; perceptions; affect; coverage, Infectious Disease, Sociology of Globalization, Infectious Disease, Sociology of Globalization

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Sociology of Health and Illness Monographs
Page amount
184 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118553930
Printed ISBN
9781118553718

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