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Plagues and politics : infectious disease and international policy

Author: Andrew T Price-Smith
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Series: Global issues series (Palgrave (Firm))
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Infectious diseases once thought to be controlled (such as malaria and tuberculosis) are now spreading rapidly across the globe, and lethal new disease agents (HIV/AIDS, ebola and BSE) continue to emerge at an ominous pace. Policymakers must consider the implications of disease proliferation for economic prosperity, general well-being, and national security in affected societies. This work represents a collection of  Read more...
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Plagues and politics.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001
(DLC) 00066878
(OCoLC)45446104
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew T Price-Smith
ISBN: 0230524249 9780230524248
OCLC Number: 71827063
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 293 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Factors in the emergence of infectious diseases / Stephen S. Morse --
Climate, ecology and human health / Paul R. Epstein --
The economics of emerging infections in the Asia-Pacific region: what do we know and what do we need to know? / Robert Davis and Ann Marie Kimball --
Economic growth, disruption, deprivation, disease and death: on the importance of the politics of public health for development / Simon Szreter --
Disease and international development / Andrew T. Price-Smith --
The map is not the territory: reconceiving human security / Jim Whitman --
Ghosts of Kigali: infectious disease and global stability at the turn of the century / Andrew T. Price-Smith --
The return of infectious disease / Laurie Garrett --
Microsecurity / Sara Glasgow and Dennis Pirages --
Beyond the traditional intelligence agenda: examining the merits of a global public health portfolio / Loch K. Johnson and Diane C. Snyder --
The international health regulations in historical perspective / Simon Carvalho and Mark Zacher --
Public health and international law: the impact of infectious diseases on the formation of international legal regimes, 1800-2000 / David P. Fidler.
Series Title: Global issues series (Palgrave (Firm))
Responsibility: edited by Andrew T. Price-Smith.
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