The Resource Biosecurity in the global age : biological weapons, public health, and the rule of law, David P. Fidler and Lawrence O. Gostin, (ebook)

Biosecurity in the global age : biological weapons, public health, and the rule of law, David P. Fidler and Lawrence O. Gostin, (ebook)

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Biosecurity in the global age : biological weapons, public health, and the rule of law
Title
Biosecurity in the global age
Title remainder
biological weapons, public health, and the rule of law
Statement of responsibility
David P. Fidler and Lawrence O. Gostin
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eng
Summary
Biosecurity comprehensively analyzes the dramatic transformations that are reshaping how the international community addresses biological weapons and infectious diseases. The book examines the renewed threat from biological weapons, and explores the new world of biological weapons governance. Gostin and Fidler argue that the arms control approach in the Biological Weapons Convention no longer dominates. Other strategies have emerged to challenge the arms control approach, and the book identifies four important policy trends-the criminalization of biological weapons, regulation of the biological sciences, management of the biodefense imperative, and preparation for biological weapons attack. The book also explores the challenges to public health resulting from new security threats. The authors look at the linkages between security and public health policy, both at the national and international level. For instance, Gostin and Fidler scrutinize the difficulty of developing policies that improve defenses against both biological weapons and the threat of infectious diseases from new viral strains. The new worlds of biological weapons and public health governance raise the importance of crafting policy responses informed by the rule of law. Thinking about the rule of law underscores the importance of finding globalized forms of biosecurity governance. The book explores patterns in recent governance initiatives and advocates building a "global biosecurity concert" as a way to address the threats biological weapons and infectious diseases present in the early 21st century
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Midwest
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Fidler, David P
Dewey number
363.325/3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Gostin, Lawrence O.
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  • Biological warfare
  • Bioterrorism
  • Biological weapons
  • Public health laws
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adult
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Biosecurity in the global age : biological weapons, public health, and the rule of law, David P. Fidler and Lawrence O. Gostin, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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9780804774475
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11890904
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11890904
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MWT11890904
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Biosecurity in the global age : biological weapons, public health, and the rule of law, David P. Fidler and Lawrence O. Gostin, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804774475
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11890904
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11890904
System control number
MWT11890904
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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