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Title COVID-19 in Asia : law and policy contexts / edited by Victor V. Ramraj
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2021]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 467 pages)
Contents Introduction and background -- A short history and thematic overview / Victor V. Ramraj & Matthew Little -- China : community policing, high-tech surveillance, and authoritarian durability / Feng Xu & Qian Liu -- Taiwan : democracy, technology and civil society / Wen-Chen Chang & Chun-Yuan Lin -- Vietnam : marshalling state and non-state actors / Cuong Nguyen & Thanh Phan -- Spread of information versus spread of virus : China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong / Guoguang Wu -- Borders and entry controls in Asia / Jaclyn L. Neo & Darius Lee -- Central banks and their limits in a pandemic / Christian Hofmann -- Governing through / Contagion Lynette J. Chua & Jack Jin Gary Lee -- Pandemics and emergency powers in Asia / Victor V. Ramraj & Arun K. Thiruvengadam -- Japan : keeping the death toll to the minimum / Tomoya Ono & Shigenori Matsui -- Thailand : emergency responses or more social turbulence? / Rawin Leelapatana & Chompunoot Tangthavorn -- India : federalism, majoritarian nationalism, the vulnerable and marginalized / Reeta Chowdhari Tremblay & Namitha George -- International health regulation and compliance / Susan Carolyn Breau & Preethi Lolaksha Nagaveni -- Can technology and privacy co-exist in a pandemic? / Ze Shi Li, Visakha Phusamruat, Tony Clear, & Daniela Damian -- Singapore : technocracy and transition / Maartje De Visser & Paulin Straughan -- South Korea : democracy, innovation, and surveillance / Sunghee Chung & Sujin Lee -- Hong Kong : the healthcare professions and the outbreak / Calvin W.L. Ho & Daisy Cheung -- Religion amid the pandemic : a Buddhist case study / Benjamin Schonthal & Tilak Jayatilake -- Bhutan : the role of the constitutional monarch in a public health crisis / Sonam Tshering & Nima Dorji -- Cambodia : public health, economic, and political dimension / Sratana Ly, Vandanet Hing, & Kimsan Soy -- Indonesia's response to the pandemic : too little, too late? / Nadirsyah Hosen and Nurussyariah Hammado -- Malaysia : improvised pandemic policies and democratic regression / Azmil Tayeb & Por Heong Hong -- Myanmar : pandemic in a time of transition / Kai Ostwald & Tun Myint -- Sri Lanka : pandemic-catalysed democratic backsliding / Bhavani Fonseka, Luwie Ganeshathasan, & Asanga Welikala -- Governments and business / Tan Cheng Han & Jiangyu Wang -- Nationalism, consolidation and rationalization in the aviation industry / Jae Woon Lee & MichelleDy -- Asian trade and supply chain linkages / Philip Calvert & Dan Ciuriak -- Mongolia : after successful containment, challenges remain / Charles Krusekopf & Mendee Jargalsaikhan -- Reset or revert in the new climate normal / Navraj Singh Ghaleigh & Louise Burrows -- Southeast Asian workers in a just-in-time pandemic / Helen Lansdowne & James Lawson
Summary This is an edited collection of original essays on Asia's legal and policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, which, in a matter of months, swept around the globe, infecting millions. These jurisdiction-specific case studies and cross-cutting thematic essays cover five topics: first wave containment measures; emergency powers; technology, science, and expertise; politics, religion, and governance; and economy, climate, and sustainability
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on January 6, 2021)
Subject COVID-19 (Disease) -- Law and legislation -- Asia
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Social aspects -- Asia
Communicable diseases -- Asia
Medical policy -- Asia
Public health laws -- Asia
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Law and legislation.
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Social aspects.
Communicable diseases.
Medical policy.
Public health laws.
Form Electronic book
Author Ramraj, Victor Vridar, 1968- editor.
ISBN 0197553869
Other Titles Coronavirus disease-19 in Asia