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Global Health Governance in International Society
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Global Health Governance in International Society

Jeremy Youde


In the 1980s, health was a marginal issue on the international political agenda, and it barely figured into donor states’ foreign aid allocation. Within a generation, health had developed a robust set of governance structures that drove significant global political action, incorporated a wide range of actors, and received increasing levels of funding. What explains this dramatic change over such a short period of time? Drawing on the English School of international relations theory, this book argues that global health has emerged as a secondary institution within international society. Rather ... More

Keywords: English School, global health, Ebola, foreign aid, China, institutions, global governance, non-state actors

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198813057
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198813057.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeremy Youde, author
Senior Lecturer, Australian National University