Plagues and the paradox of progress : why the world is getting healthier in worrisome ways [electronic resource]
- Plagues and the paradox of progress :why the world is getting healthier in worrisome ways[electronic resource] / Thomas J. Bollyky.
- [New York] : The MIT Press, 2018.
- Bollyky, Thomas J.
- 1 online resource.
- 9780262038454, 9780262348072
A thought-provoking book that should be required reading for anyone working in public health or public policy arenas.-Library Journal A thoughtful reminder of the social, economic and political complexities inherent in sustainable public health.-Nature A remarkable new book.-Financial Times A remarkable new book.-Financial Times [This book] brings to the task a remarkable command of history, science, technology, medicine, public health, and political science. Bollyky combines his scholarship with an unusually fluid, writing style that invites readers to read more. In mapping his many 'worries', Bollyky carefully treads a middle path between pessimism and optimism.-The Lancet