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Biosecurity: The Socio-Politics of Invasive Species and Infectious Diseases

Social science


by
Andrew Dobson (Editor), Kezia Barker (Editor) and Sarah L. Taylor (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Biosecurity is the assessment and management of potentially dangerous infectious diseases, quarantined pests, invasive (alien) species, living modified organisms, and biological weapons. This introductory volume presents biosecurity as a multidisciplinary governance approach to a set of concerns that span protection against all of these threats.