publication . Doctoral thesis . 2015

Evaluating Strategies for Achieving Global Collective Action on Transnational Health Threats and Social Inequalities

Hoffman, Steven Justin;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Harvard University
  • Country: United States
Abstract
This dissertation presents three studies that evaluate different strategies for addressing transnational health threats and social inequalities that depend upon or would benefit from global collective action. Each draws upon different academic disciplines, methods and epistemological traditions. Chapter 1 assesses the role of international law in addressing global health challenges, specifically examining when, how and why global health treaties may be helpful. Evidence from 90 quantitative impact evaluations of past treaties was synthesized to uncover what impact can be expected from global health treaties, and based on these results, an analytic framework was ...
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free text keywords: Health Sciences, Public Health, Law, Political Science, International Law and Relations
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