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Learning from ShenzhenChina's Post-Mao Experiment from Special Zone to Model City$
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Mary Ann O'Donnell, Winnie Wong, and Jonathan Bach

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780226401096

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226401263.001.0001

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Preparedness and the Shenzhen Model of Public Health

Preparedness and the Shenzhen Model of Public Health

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(p.213) 10 Preparedness and the Shenzhen Model of Public Health
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Learning from Shenzhen
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Katherine A. Mason

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226401263.003.0011

This chapter provides an ethnographic account of the emergence of the Shenzhen public health system, highlighting the aspirations of the city’s technocratic migrants. It focuses on Shenzhen’s high-tech, biomedical model of public health that was developed after the SARS outbreak and came of age during the subsequent H1N1 pandemic.

Keywords:   efficiency, H1N1 virus, public health, SARS, technocratic elites, migration, science, medicine

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