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An Unlikely Sponsor?: The Rise of Civilian Biodefense

Frank L. Smith

in American Biodefense: How Dangerous Ideas about Biological Weapons Shape National Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452710
eISBN:
9780801455162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452710.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter studies civilian biodefense as a “natural experiment” to compare with research, development, acquisition, and doctrine in the military. Foreshadowed during the Korean War, the rise of ... More


Introduction

Thomas D. Beamish

in Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804784429
eISBN:
9780804794657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784429.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The Introduction develops the context within which the federal government’s biodefense plans emerged and on which they were justified, including 9/11, the anthrax attacks, and the successive menace ... More


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