Ebola from a political view
Mary Moran, Professor of Anthropology, takes a closer look at the ebola epidemic in Liberia from a political perspective and also makes comparisons with Liberia's neighbors. "Although most press coverage continues to homogenize, universalize, and exoticize the spread of this 'African' virus, a quick comparison between Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone and their neighbors, Senegal and Nigeria, reveals the impact of recent civil conflict as a significant explanatory variable in the severity of impact."
Read Mary Moran's guest blog post at Mats Utas' blog 'Can Sirleaf survive ebola? Political legitimacy and government response to the ebola crisis in Liberia'.