Plagues and Politics: Infectious Disease and International Policy - Global Issues (Hardback)Andrew T. Price-Smith (editor)
Hardback 293 Pages / Published: 19/04/2001
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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 articles from the premier authors in the field on the ramifications of disease emergence for international development, international law, and national security.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 293
Weight: 507 g
Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 23 mm
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