Evolving biosecurity frameworks

McLeish, Caitriona (2017) Evolving biosecurity frameworks. In: Dover, R, Dylan, H and Goodman, M (eds.) Palgrave Handbook on Intelligence and Security Studies. Palgrave. ISBN 978113753675-4

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Abstract

The relationship between infectious disease and security concerns has undergone an evolution since the end of the Cold War. What was previously seen as two separate domains – public health and national security – have, through various events and disease outbreaks in the last 15 years, become intertwined and as a result biosecurity policies now need to address a spectrum of disease threats that encompass natural outbreaks, accidental releases and the deliberate use of disease as weapons.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Depositing User: Caitriona McLeish
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2016 14:54
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2017 14:30
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/61820
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