The Resource Biosecurity : origins, transformations and practices, edited by Brian Rappert and Chandré Gould

Biosecurity : origins, transformations and practices, edited by Brian Rappert and Chandré Gould

Label
Biosecurity : origins, transformations and practices
Title
Biosecurity
Title remainder
origins, transformations and practices
Statement of responsibility
edited by Brian Rappert and Chandré Gould
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book explores the origins, interpretations and meanings of the term biosecurity. It brings together contributors on issues relating to the perceptions of the threat of biological weapons and how states are responding, or not, to the challenges posed by the potential of the products of the life sciences to be used for destructive purposes"--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ5865.B56
LC item number
B57 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2014 A-166
  • WA 295
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  • Rappert, Brian
  • Gould, Chandré
Series statement
New security challenges series.
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  • Biological arms control
  • Biological weapons
  • Bioterrorism
  • Biologische Waffe
  • Sicherheitspolitik
  • Terrorismus
  • Biological arms control
  • Biological weapons
  • Bioterrorism
  • Bioterrorism
  • Biological Warfare
  • Biological Warfare Agents
  • Disaster Planning
  • Security Measures
Label
Biosecurity : origins, transformations and practices, edited by Brian Rappert and Chandré Gould
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The definitions, uses and implications of biosecurity / Brian Rappert -- Part I: biosecurity in the international arena -- The pre-history of biosecurity : strategies of managing risks to collective health / Filippa Lentzos -- The rise of biosecurity in iInternational arms control / James Revill and Malcom Dando -- Science of mass destruction: how biosecurity became an issue for academies of science / Koos van der Bruggen -- Biosecurity at the OECD / David B. Sawaya -- Clarifying biosecurity terms : recent activities at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences / Benjamin Rusek -- Part II: in comparsion -- The importance of China as a biosecurity actor / Michael Barr -- Dealing with the dual-use aspects of life science activities in Japan / Katsuhisa Furukawa -- Biosecurity in New Zealand / Treasa Dunworth -- Biological weapons prevention in South Africa / Chandré Gould -- Biosecurity in Argentina / Martin Lema -- Strategies to prevent bioterrorism : biosecurity policies in the United States and Germany / Jonathan B. Tucker -- Conclusion / Chandré Gould
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 250 p.
Isbn
9780230223561
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009043954
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)457773087
  • (OCoLC)ocn457773087
Label
Biosecurity : origins, transformations and practices, edited by Brian Rappert and Chandré Gould
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The definitions, uses and implications of biosecurity / Brian Rappert -- Part I: biosecurity in the international arena -- The pre-history of biosecurity : strategies of managing risks to collective health / Filippa Lentzos -- The rise of biosecurity in iInternational arms control / James Revill and Malcom Dando -- Science of mass destruction: how biosecurity became an issue for academies of science / Koos van der Bruggen -- Biosecurity at the OECD / David B. Sawaya -- Clarifying biosecurity terms : recent activities at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences / Benjamin Rusek -- Part II: in comparsion -- The importance of China as a biosecurity actor / Michael Barr -- Dealing with the dual-use aspects of life science activities in Japan / Katsuhisa Furukawa -- Biosecurity in New Zealand / Treasa Dunworth -- Biological weapons prevention in South Africa / Chandré Gould -- Biosecurity in Argentina / Martin Lema -- Strategies to prevent bioterrorism : biosecurity policies in the United States and Germany / Jonathan B. Tucker -- Conclusion / Chandré Gould
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 250 p.
Isbn
9780230223561
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009043954
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)457773087
  • (OCoLC)ocn457773087

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