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

Label
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
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
363.3253
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6433.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Bioterror in the 21st Century : Emerging Threats in a New Global Environment
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
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
ocn697122332
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
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35673497
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)697122332
  • pebcs1612510205

Library Locations

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