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Ali, S. Harris

Networked Disease: Emerging Infections in the Global City

Ali, S. Harris - Networked Disease: Emerging Infections in the Global City, ebook

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A collection of writings by leading experts and newer researchers on the SARS outbreak and its relation to infectious disease management in progressively global and urban societies.
  • Presents original contributions by scholars from seven countries on four continents
  • Connects newer thinking on global cities, networks, and governance in a post-national era of public health regulations and neo-liberalization of state services
  • Provides an important contribution to the global public debate on the challenges of emerging infectious disease in cities
  • Examines the impact of globalization on future infectious disease threats on international and local politics and culture
  • Focuses on the ways pathogens interact with economic, political and social factors, ultimately presenting a threat to human development and global cities
  • Employs an interdisciplinary approach to the SARS epidemic, clearly demonstrating the value of social scientific perspectives on the study of modern disease in a globalized world

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Studies in Urban and Social Change
Page amount
384 pages
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444399110
Printed ISBN
9781405161336

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