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Security and Public Health (Paperback)
 
作者: Simon Rushton 
出版社: Wiley
出版日期: 2019/04/19
尺寸: 229x152x19mm
重量: 362 grams
ISBN-10: 1509515895
ISBN-13: 9781509515899
書城編號: 1491695
 


售價: $221.00

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內容簡介
 

For most Western governments, defending against the threat of infectious disease is now an accepted security priority. Deciding what resources and policies to put in place to protect populations from pandemics, however, involves difficult political choices. How can we get these decisions right? And what are we prepared to sacrifice to achieve better health security?

In this book, Simon Rushton explores the politics of pandemics in the contemporary world. Looking back over three decades of public health, he traces national and international efforts to tackle infectious disease, focusing in-depth on three core areas in which securitization has been particularly successful: rapidly spreading pandemic diseases, HIV/AIDS and man-made pathogenic threats, such as biological weapons. Three central problems raised by common responses to disease as a security threat are then examined: the impact upon individuals and civil liberties; the tendency to treat the symptoms and not the underlying causes of disease outbreaks; and the limited range of diseases deemed worthy of global attention and action. Arguing against a tendency to treat global health security as a technical challenge, the book stresses the need for a vibrant, and even confrontational, political engagement around the implications of securitizing public health.

Simon Rushton 作者作品表

Security and Public Health (Paperback)
Routledge Handbook of Global Health Security (Paperback)

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