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Ananya Mukherjea (Ed.) - Understanding Emerging Epidemics: Social and Political Approaches - 9781848550803 - V9781848550803
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Understanding Emerging Epidemics: Social and Political Approaches

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Description for Understanding Emerging Epidemics: Social and Political Approaches Hardback. Focuses on the contributions that social scientists can make to understanding emerging epidemics, their impact, the threats they pose, and their social and political contexts. This book examines emerging epidemics and offers a theoretical analysis of the use of epidemics and epidemiology as frameworks for understanding these phenomena. Editor(s): Mukherjea, Ananya. Series: Advances in Medical Sociology. Num Pages: 386 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MBNS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 157 x 30. Weight in Grams: 704.
This volume focuses on the contributions that social scientists can make to understanding emerging epidemics, their impact, the threats they pose, and their social and political contexts. While many of the international articles focus on infectious disease, some discussion is given to treating psychiatric epidemics and the analysis of the political and cultural meanings that epidemics have. A sociological volume on emerging epidemics, covering psychiatric or psychological diseases as well as infectious disease is long overdue and topics included here are as wide ranging as: bipolar disorder; obesity; malaria; HIV/AIDS; SARS; West Nile Virus; pandemic influenzas; deviance; depression; ADHD; Alzheimer's; ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Emerald Publishing Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
386
Condition
New
Series
Advances in Medical Sociology
Number of Pages
386
Place of Publication
Bingley, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781848550803
SKU
V9781848550803
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Ref
99-50

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