Controlling Biochemical Weapons: Adapting Multilateral Arms Control for the 21st Century

Controlling Biochemical Weapons: Adapting Multilateral Arms Control for the 21st Century

Hardcover(2006)

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Overview

Scientific and technological is currently transforming the problem of preventing biological warfare and biological terrorism. Examples from the areas of immunology, the neurosciences and the neuroendocrine-immune system are used to show the magnitude of the problem. The book outlines the measures required to control biochemical weapons today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403993724
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 05/26/2006
Series: Global Issues
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

ALEXANDER KELLE is Lecturer in International Relations at Queen's University, Belfast, UK.

KATHRYN NIXDORFF is Professor of Microbiology and Genetics at the Technical University Darmstadt, Germany.

MALCOLM DANDO is Professor of International Security at the University of Bradford, UK.

Table of Contents

List of Tables Preface Introduction and Overview Science, Technology and the CW Prohibition Regime Science, Technology and the BTW Prohibition Regime Defences Under Attack: The Potential Misuse of Immunology The Malign Misuse of the Neuroscience Double Assault: Malign Manipulation of the Neuroendocrine-Immune System Assessing the Adequacy of the CBW Prohibition Regimes for the Challenges of the 21st Century Conclusion: Towards an Overarching Framework for Biochemical Controls Notes and References Index

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