From Life to Livestock: Global Health Experiments in the Age of Avian Flu
Monday, March 5, 2018
Why, then, are animals marginal actors in social science accounts of pandemics? Why are they largely invisible in critiques of global public health? This paper examines global health as a more than human project. Drawing from research on bird flu management in Vietnam, I describe a novel form of global health that is increasingly structured by the global livestock economy.