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Networked Disease

Emerging Infections in the Global City

Networked Disease by S. Harris Ali
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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
Wiley; February 2009
384 pages; ISBN 9781444399110
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Title: Networked Disease
Author: S. Harris Ali; Roger Keil
 
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