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The Definitions, Uses, and Implications of Biosecurity

  • Brian Rappert
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Part of the New Security Challenges Series book series (NSECH)

Abstract

Biosecurity is a term with a rising currency. New streams of funding, national and international conferences, and policy initiatives are being launched to enhance the state of it. For instance, when the outline for this volume was initially formulated in early 2008, the editors benefited from attending three relevant major international conferences — meetings that indicated the intensifying but simultaneously disputed importance of this notion.

Keywords

International Forum Human Security Biological Weapon Life Science Research Biological Weapon Convention 
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