Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS

  title={Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS},
  author={Richard C. Keller},
SARS, pandemic influenza and Ebola: The disease control styles of Britain and the United States
The divergent public policy responses of the United Kingdom and the United States to SARS, pandemic influenza and Ebola are explained by taking a historical approach and examining the different medical theories of disease in Britain and America in the nineteenth century. Expand
Monotonous or pluralistic public discourse? Reason-giving and dissent in Denmark’s and Sweden’s early 2020 COVID-19 responses
How pervasive crises like this pandemic shape public discourses is examined, proposing two ideal-types that discourse may tend toward, and suggesting that such skews toward discourse monotony create risks to democratic legitimacy and long-term response efficacy. Expand
The Covid-19 outbreak, a Failure of Social Protection System: A Policy Perspective of Energy and Economic Recovery
COVID-19 has proliferated personage suffering around the world. The virus is contagious medically and economically as well. The study's main aim is to examine the failure of the social protectionExpand
The challenges facing evidence-based decision making in the initial response to COVID-19
Research suggests that evidence-based decision making is particularly prominent in policymaking during pandemic crises [1,2]. Evidence-based decision making is generally lauded as best practiceExpand
Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic
  • S. Noll
  • Medicine
  • Journal of American History
  • 2019
The war on good research: Debating research ethics and methods on the basis of Jay Levy’s The war on people who use drugs: The harms of Sweden’s aim for a drug-free society (Routledge, 2017)
  • J. Edman
  • Nordisk alkohol- & narkotikatidskrift : NAT
  • 2019
The war on good research : Debating research ethics and methods on the basis of Jay Levy’s The war on people who use drugs: The harms of Sweden’s aim for a drug-free society (Routledge, 2017)
Freezing deliberation through public expert advice
ABSTRACT When important public issues are debated, many options for government action should be subjected to serious reflection. Constrained discussions over policy options may hamper democraticExpand
Bringing the state back in: Understanding and validating measures of governments' political commitment to HIV
Exploratory factor analysis is applied to examine whether, and how, selected variables that comprise the API score reflect previously theorised dimensions of political commitment, as well as how variables associated with each of the factors identified in the analyses correspond to these theorised dimension as to API categories. Expand
Let us start from a simple and common sense definition of the concept of a ‘problem’: One has a problem when one experiences a gap or disparity between a moral standard and an image of a present orExpand
Why pandemic response is unique: powerful experts and hands-off political leaders
It is shown that 2009 H1N1 “swine” influenza pandemic vaccination policies deviated from predictions established in the theory of political survival, and to propose that pandemic response deviated because it was ruled by bureaucratized experts rather than by elected politicians. Expand