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Zika Comes to the Western Hemisphere and Americas: How, When, Consequences

Michael B. A. Oldstone

in Viruses, Plagues, and History: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190056780
eISBN:
9780197523292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056780.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter traces the history of the Zika virus. Viruses are usually messengers of bad news. The bad news emerging as a specialty of infection by Zika viruses and the harm they cause is the ... More


The biomedicalisation of abortion

Fiona Bloomer, Claire Pierson, and Sylvia Estrada Claudio

in Reimagining Global Abortion Politics: A Social Justice Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340430
eISBN:
9781447340485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340430.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the development of the bio-medicalisation of abortion. Recent history reveals the key role played by pharmaceutical companies in the development of a medication to induce ... More


Feminist Global Health Security

Clare Wenham

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197556931
eISBN:
9780197556962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197556931.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Feminist Global Health Security highlights the ways in which women are disadvantaged by global health security policy, through engagement with feminist concepts of visibility; social and stratified ... More


Viral evolution and impact for public health strategies in low-income countries

Jessica Lynn Webster and Marco Vignuzzi

in Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases: pathogen control and public health management in low-income countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198789833
eISBN:
9780191831508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789833.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Viruses, the simplest organisms, obligate parasites that encode structural proteins and replicative functions requiring the cellular machinery of the host to ensure their propagation. Viruses are ... More


Water Security and Public Health

Rhett B. Larson

in Just Add Water: Solving the World's Problems Using its Most Precious Resource

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190948009
eISBN:
9780190948016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948009.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the Blue, Green, and Red Agendas of water law and policy. Thousands die every day from diseases related to water. Yet water law largely focuses on two agendas. The first ... More


Harden the Health Care System, and Make It Smarter

Hill and

in Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate Disruption

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190909345
eISBN:
9780190069247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909345.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Climate change will introduce new stresses to human health, and not only from the geographical expansion of vector-borne diseases. Because climate change affects basic elements central to human ... More


Introduction: Where are the women?

Clare Wenham

in Feminist Global Health Security

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197556931
eISBN:
9780197556962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197556931.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the book’s proposal that Zika offers a window for analysing broader themes in global health security: those of perpetuating global-local inequalities and silencing of women in ... More


The Zika Virus

Clare Wenham

in Feminist Global Health Security

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197556931
eISBN:
9780197556962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197556931.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter offers a contextual narrative to the Zika outbreak and justifies a pertinent case study for gender analysis in global health security. It contends that Zika was constructed as a security ... More


Clean Your House and Don’t Get Pregnant: Reproduction and the State

Clare Wenham

in Feminist Global Health Security

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197556931
eISBN:
9780197556962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197556931.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Drawing on social reproduction, and stratified reproduction, this chapter demonstrates that there is a tension between the securitised approach of the Zika response and the lived reality of the women ... More


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