SARS in China : prelude to pandemic? / edited by Arthur Kleinman, James L. Watson.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006.
Description
x, 244 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
SARS (Disease)China [Browse]
Related name
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-233) and index.
Contents
Introduction : SARS in social and historical context / Arthur Kleinman and James L. Watson -- Pt. I. The epidemiological and public health background -- 1. The epidemiology of SARS / Megan Murray -- 2. The role of the World Health Organization in combating SARS, focusing on the efforts in China / Alan Schnur -- 3. SARS and China's health-care response : better to be both red and expert! / Joan Kaufman -- Pt. II. Economic and political consequences -- 4. Is SARS China's Chernobyl or much ado about nothing? / Tony Saich -- 5. SARS and China's economy / Thomas G. Rawski -- 6. SARs in Beijing : the unravelling of a cover-up / Erik Eckholm -- Pt. III. Social, moral, and psychological consequences -- 7. Psychological responses to SARS in Hong Kong - report from the front line / Dominic T. S. Lee and Yun Kwok Wing -- 8. Making light of the dark side : SARS jokes and humor in China / Hong Zhang -- Pt. IV. Globalization and cross-cultural issues -- 9. SARS and the problem of social stigma / Arthur Kleinman and Sing Lee -- 10. SARS and the consequences for globalization / James L. Watson.
ISBN
  • 080475313X (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780804753135 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0804753148 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780804753142 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2005021276
OCLC
61211255
RCP
C - S