Pandemics and Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Sociological Agenda

Pandemics and Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Sociological Agenda

Editor(s): Robert Dingwall, Lily M. Hoffman, Karen Staniland

Published Online: 2 JUL 2013

Print ISBN: 9781118553718

Online ISBN: 9781118553923

DOI: 10.1002/9781118553923

About this Book

Infectious disease pandemics are a rising threat in our globalizing world. This agenda-setting collection provides international analysis of the pressing sociological concerns they confront us with, from cross-border coordination of public health governance to geopolitical issues of development and social equity.

  • Focuses on vital sociological issues raised by resurgent disease pandemics
  • Detailed analysis of case studies as well as broader, systemic factors
  • Contributions from North America, Europe and Asia provide international perspective
  • Bold, agenda-setting treatment of a high-profile topic

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