Unprepared : global health in a time of emergency / Andrew Lakoff.

"This book tells the story of how the fragile and still-uncertain machinery of global health security was cobbled together over a two-decade period, beginning in the early 1990s. It is neither a heroic account of visionary planning by enlightened health authorities, nor a sinister story of the...

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Main Author: Lakoff, Andrew, 1970- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • A continuous state of readiness
  • The generic biological threat
  • Two regimes of global health
  • Real time biopolitics
  • A fragile assemblage
  • Diagnosing failure
  • Epilogue.