SARS in China Prelude to Pandemic?

ISBN-10: 0804753148

ISBN-13: 9780804753142

Edition: 2005

Authors: James L. Watson, Arthur Kleinman

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'SARS in China' addresses the structure and impact of the epidemic and its short and medium range implications for an interconnected, globalised world.
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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 10/27/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638

Arthur Kleinmanis Professor of Medical Anthropology at Harvard University;Yunxiang Yanis a Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles;Jing Junis a Professor at Tsinghua University (Beijing);Sing Leeis a Professor at Chinese University of Hong Kong;Everett Zhangis a Professor at Princeton University;Pan Tianshuis a Professor at Fudan University (Shanghai);Wu FeiandGuo Jinhuaare Professors at Peking University (Beijing).

Introduction : SARS in social and historical context
The epidemiological and public health background
The epidemiology of SARS
The role of the World Health Organization in combating SARS, focusing on the efforts in China
SARS and China's health-care response : better to be both red and expert!
Economic and political consequences
Is SARS China's Chernobyl or much ado about nothing?
SARS and China's economy
SARs in Beijing : the unravelling of a cover-up
Social, moral, and psychological consequences
Psychological responses to SARS in Hong Kong - report from the front line
Making light of the dark side : SARS jokes and humor in China
Globalization and cross-cultural issues
SARS and the problem of social stigma
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