'Vulnerability is universal': considering the place of 'security' and 'vulnerability' within contemporary global health discourse.

@article{Brown2011VulnerabilityIU,
  title={'Vulnerability is universal': considering the place of 'security' and 'vulnerability' within contemporary global health discourse.},
  author={Tim Brown},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={72 3},
  pages={
          319-26
        }
}
The question of global health has, at least since 9/11, (re)emerged as one of the world's key geopolitical issues and, as many scholars have noted, this increased attention to the state of world health is especially focused on questions of national security and vulnerability. Despite its prominence in political, health policy and scholarly circles, health geographers have tended to overlook this particular aspect of global health discourse. This paper seeks to redress this lacuna. It does so… CONTINUE READING

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