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Community at risk : biodefense and the collective search for security

Author: Thomas D Beamish
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford Business Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, 2015.
Series: High reliability and crisis management.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
In 2001, following the events of September 11 and the Anthrax attacks, the United States government began an aggressive campaign to secure the nation against biological catastrophe. Its agenda included building National Biocontainment Laboratories (NBLs), secure facilities intended for research on biodefense applications, at participating universities around the country. In 'Community at Risk', Thomas D. Beamish  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Case studies
Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Beamish, Thomas D.
Community at risk
(DLC) 2014045953
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Beamish
ISBN: 9780804794657 0804794650
OCLC Number: 973148485
Description: 1 ressource en ligne.
Contents: Conceptual footings of risk and governance --
Risk communication, local civics, and discourse --
Davis, California : home rule civics and biodefense --
Roxbury, Massachusetts : direct action civics and biodefense --
Galveston, Texas : managed civics and biodefense --
Conclusion : the civic politics of risk.
Series Title: High reliability and crisis management.
Responsibility: Thomas D. Beamish.


Community at Risk examines civic response to the federal government's plans to build biodefense labs at three universities following the Anthrax attacks in 2001. Thomas D. Beamish's account affirms  Read more...


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"Communities at Risk is a very well-researched and persuasive book. It fills a niche in the study of risk management that is underexplored, and provides a nuanced accounting of how and why Read more...

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