Emerging Infections in the Global City
Normal Price: $137.95
Your Price: $124.15 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $13.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $6.21 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Networked Disease by S. Harris Ali
Book DescriptionA 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
Buy Networked Disease book by S. Harris Ali from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781405161336
(239mm x 164mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author S. Harris Ali
Networked Disease, Paperback (September 2008)» View all books by S. Harris Ali
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. .
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Networked Disease book by S. Harris Ali and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - S. Harris Ali
S. Harris Ali is a trained Environmental Sociologist and an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University, Toronto. His research interests involve the study of environmental health issues and the sociology of disasters and risk from an interdisciplinary perspective. He has published on toxic contamination events and disease outbreaks in such journals as Social Problems, Social Science and Medicine, The Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology , and the Journal of Canadian Public Policy . Roger Keil is the Director of the City Institute, and Professor at the Faculty of Environmental Studies, at York University, Toronto. His publications include Los Angeles: Urbanization, Globalization and Social Struggles; Nature and the City: Making Environmental Policy in Toronto and Los Angeles; and The Global Cities Reader . Keil is the co-editor of the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research and a member of the International Network for Urban Research and Action.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.