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The Resource Bioterror in the 21st Century : Emerging Threats in a New Global Environment

Bioterror in the 21st Century : Emerging Threats in a New Global Environment

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Bioterror in the 21st Century : Emerging Threats in a New Global Environment
Title
Bioterror in the 21st Century
Title remainder
Emerging Threats in a New Global Environment
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Daniel Gerstein draws on twenty-nine years of experience in the security and defense sectors to address the threat of bioterrorism. He argues that bioterrorism is a very real threat to humankind due to the 21st century's confluence of globalization, terrorism and biotechnology. Each of these three components of bioterrorism is experiencing unprecedented -- really exponential - growth and when examined collectively, these factors present a potentially serious challenge to both U.S. national security as well as to America's scientific, organizational and cultural systems. This change is arguably
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gerstein, Daniel
Dewey number
363.3253
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6433.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bioterrorism
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Bioterrorism
Label
Bioterror in the 21st Century : Emerging Threats in a New Global Environment
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Tables and Figures; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Into the Abyss; Chapter One: The 21st-Century Environment; Chapter Two: Biotechnology and Biowarfare:Two Sides of the Same Coin?; Chapter Three: Homeland Security and Biodefense; Chapter Four: Examination of the Potential for a Bioterror Attack; Chapter Five: Conclusion; Appendix A: Acronyms and Abbreviations; Appendix B: Dark Winter Exercise Findings; Appendix C: CDC Categories; Appendix D: Select Agents and Toxins; Appendix E: Selected U.S. Laws, Executive Orders andDirectives, and International Treaties
  • Appendix F: Game Theory (Example)Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
697122332
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (273 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612510200
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
27ff683a-4ff1-4c48-8d32-60a3f2babd11
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)697122332
Label
Bioterror in the 21st Century : Emerging Threats in a New Global Environment
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Tables and Figures; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Into the Abyss; Chapter One: The 21st-Century Environment; Chapter Two: Biotechnology and Biowarfare:Two Sides of the Same Coin?; Chapter Three: Homeland Security and Biodefense; Chapter Four: Examination of the Potential for a Bioterror Attack; Chapter Five: Conclusion; Appendix A: Acronyms and Abbreviations; Appendix B: Dark Winter Exercise Findings; Appendix C: CDC Categories; Appendix D: Select Agents and Toxins; Appendix E: Selected U.S. Laws, Executive Orders andDirectives, and International Treaties
  • Appendix F: Game Theory (Example)Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
697122332
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (273 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612510200
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
27ff683a-4ff1-4c48-8d32-60a3f2babd11
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)697122332

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