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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

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

Katherine A. Mason

University of Chicago Press

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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