ContagionContagion and Chaos: Disease, Ecology, and National Security in the Era of Globalization

This timely book analyzes the relationship between public health and governance, particularly looking at how disease affects national security. Extending the analysis presented in his earlier book, “The Health of Nations,” Price-Smith argues that epidemic disease represents a direct threat to the power of a state, eroding prosperity and destabilizing its internal politics and relationships with other states.

ISBN-10: 0262662035 and ISBN-13: 978-0262662031. Published by MIT Press; 2009.