Origins, Transformations and Practices

  • Brian Rappert
  • Chandré Gould

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. The Definitions, Uses, and Implications of Biosecurity

  3. Biosecurity in the International Arena

  4. In Comparison

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Treasa Dunworth
      Pages 156-170
    3. Chandré Gould
      Pages 171-191
    4. Martin Lema
      Pages 192-212
    5. Chandré Gould
      Pages 238-241
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 242-250

About this book


This book explores the origins, interpretations and meanings of the term 'biosecurity'. It brings together contributors on issues relating to the perceptions of the threat of biological weapons and how states are responding, or not, to the challenges posed by the potential of the products of the life sciences to be used for destructive purposes.


aspects of life Germany life sciences prevention terrorism transformation

Editors and affiliations

  • Brian Rappert
    • 1
  • Chandré Gould
    • 2
  1. 1.Technology and Public AffairsUniversity of ExeterUK
  2. 2.Institute for Security StudiesSouth Africa

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