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Global biosecurity : threats and responses

Author: Peter Katona; John P Sullivan; Michael D Intriligator
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Contemporary security studies.
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This book explores a range of biohealth and biosecurity threats, places them in context, and offers responses and solutions from global and local, networked and pyramidal, as well as specialized and interdisciplinary perspectives.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Katona; John P Sullivan; Michael D Intriligator
ISBN: 0415460530 9780415460538 0203860241 9780203860243
OCLC Number: 427543619
Description: xxi, 318 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The U.S. offensive biological warfare program, 1943-1969 / William C. Patrick, III --
Introduction : global biosecurity and the spectrum of infectious disease threats--a networked global approach / Peter Katona, John P. Sullivan, and Michael D. Intriligator --
Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases / Peter Katona and W. Michael Scheld --
Biological warfare and bioterrorism : how do they differ from other WMD threats? / Philip E. Coyle --
The history of bioterrorism, biowarfare, and biocrimes / Peter Katona and Seth Carus --
Food and agricultural biosecurity / Thomas W. Frazier --
The economic, political, and social impacts of bioterrorism / Michael D. Intriligator --
Technology and the global proliferation of dual-use biotechnologies / Mark Gorwitz --
A catastrophic climate : conflict and environmental security setting the state for humanitarian crises / John P. Sullivan --
Different perceptions, similar reactions : biopreparedness in the European Union / Stefan Brem and Stéphane Dubois --
Emerging roles of reserve forces : National Guard roles and mission in domestic biopreparedness / Annette Sobel --
Mitigating crisis through communication / Dan Rutz --
Bioterrorism surveillance / Manfred S. Green --
The role of informal information sources as an adjunct to routine disease surveillance / Marjorie P. Pollack --
A public health model for WMD threat assessment : connecting the bioterrorism dots on the local level / Dickson Diamond and Moon Kim --
Integrating local, state, and federal responses to infectious threats and other challenges facing local public health departments / Jonathan E. Fielding ... [et al.] --
Vulnerable populations in disaster planning : children are different / Jeffrey Upperman --
Developing a new paradigm for biodefense in the twenty-first century : adapting our healthcare response to the biodisaster threat / Joseph Rosen and C. Everett Koop --
Enhancing the role of private industry in biosecurity / Neil Jacobstein --
Towards a global ius pestilentiae : the functions of law in global biosecurity / David P. Fidler --
Conclusion / Peter Katona, John P. Sullivan, and Michael D. Intriligator --
Afterword : bureaucracy vs. bioterror--the losing race / Alvin Toffler.
Series Title: Contemporary security studies.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Katona, John P. Sullivan, and Michael D. Intriligator.
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