The politics of disease surveillance
Davies, Sara E. & Youde, Jeremy (2015) The politics of disease surveillance. In Davies, Sara E. & Youde, Jeremy (Eds.) Politics of Disease Surveillance and Response to Disease Outbreaks. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), Farnham, Surrey Burlington, VT.
The capacity to conduct international disease outbreak surveillance and share information about outbreaks quickly has empowered both State and Non-State Actors to take an active role in stopping the spread of disease by generating new technical means to identify potential pandemics through the creation of shared reporting platforms. Despite all the rhetoric about the importance of infectious disease surveillance, the concept itself has received relatively little critical attention from academics, practitioners, and policymakers. This book asks leading contributors in the field to engage with five key issues attached to international disease outbreak surveillance - transparency, local engagement, practical needs, integration, and appeal - to illuminate the political effect of these technologies on those who use surveillance, those who respond to surveillance, and those being monitored.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||global health law|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLITICAL SCIENCE (160600)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Deposited On:||10 Feb 2016 23:03|
|Last Modified:||13 Jan 2017 03:13|
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