International relations theories provide a key analytical tool for understanding the dynamics of the political process in global governance in addressing health issues in an increasingly globalized world. Each chapter will features boxes highlighting case studies relevant to the material, discussion questions, and suggested readings.
Cockerham provides a superb introduction to the international politics of global health. The book gives a wide-ranging overview of the main actors and the key issues, and sets these firmly in the context of contemporary approaches to International Relations theory. A fantastic resource for students and others new to the rapidly-developing field of global governance and health.