Impacts of the Covid-19 Pandemic: International Laws, Policies, and Civil Liberties (Hardcover)
Enables Readers to Understand the Impact of International Legislative and Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic
The wide array of legal and policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have significant implications regarding the functioning of countries and their respective societies. This book addresses the impact of international legislative and policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in a range of countries.
To aid the reader in understanding country-specific developments, each chapter focuses on a specific country and addresses the legal frameworks and policy approaches used to support measures to prevent transmission and otherwise reduce the impact of the virus on society and the economy. Sample topics discussed in the work include:
- The effect certain policies may have on civil liberties, such as due process, and the right to privacy in specific countries
- The provision of public goods in the face of the pandemic
Policymakers in public health agencies and other branches of government, along with academics studying global pandemic response, homeland security, and emergency management will be able to use this book as a comprehensive resource to understand the current state of COVID-19 policies around the world and the potential future effects of these policies.