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Bioterrorism: The History of a Crisis in American Society
Public Health, Law Enforcement, and Minority Issues

Edited By

David McBride

ISBN 9780367642495
Published December 18, 2020 by Routledge
396 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 2003 and now reissued with a new introduction, this collection provides an invaluable, academic resource on the challenges bioterrorism posed for American society and institutions. Critically selected essays from a wide range of disciplines document and analyze the problems and implications for political, economic, and legal institutions, as well as the challenges a weapon of disease and fear can impose on public health and public policy. By placing bioterrorism into its historical context, this collection also traces the academic research and historical decisions that have contributed to the formation of American policies attempting to cope with a potentially catastrophic attack on the population in general and urban population in particular.

Table of Contents

New Introduction 2020.  Volume Introduction  Part A: Responding to Bioterrorism Attacks  A.1: Public Health and Medical Preparedness  Emerging Illness and Bioterrorism: Implication for Public Health Tara O’Toole  Public-Health Preparedness for Biological Terrorism in the U.S.A. Ali S. Khan, Stephen Morse and Scott Lillibridge  A.2: Federal Agencies and the CDC  Bioterrorism Alleging Use of Anthrax and Interim Guidelines for Management – United States, 1998 Center for Disease Control and Prevention  Smallpox Vaccination Policy – The Need for Dialogue Anthony Fauci  The Case for Voluntary Smallpox Vaccination William J. Bicknell  Bioterrorism Act: The Wrong Response Wendy Mariner  Bioterrorism: Interview with Anthony Lake, Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy, Georgetown University  Bioterrorism: Interview with Peter Lejeune: Senior Associate, Security Management International, Inc.  A.3: State and Municipal Responses  Lessons from the West Nile Viral Encephalitis Outbreak in New York City, 1999: Implications for Bioterrorism Preparedness Annie Fine and Marcelle Layton  Anthrax Threats: A Report of Two Incidents from Salt Lake City Eric R. Swanson and David E. Fosnocht  Bioterrorism and the People: How to Vaccinate a City against Panic Thomas A. Glass and Monica Schoch-Spana  The Model State Emergency Health Powers Act as of October 23, 2001  Bioterrorism, Public Health, and Civil Liberties George J. Annas  Wake of September 11th Attacks: Implications for Research, Policy, and Practice Madeline Lyles Darden  Part B: Courts, Constitutional Guarantees, and the Accused  Reno v. American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee  Nativism, Terrorism, and Human Rights – The Global Wrongs of Reno v. American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee Berta E. Hernandez-Truyol  The Chemical Weapons Convention: Political and Constitutional Issues Ronald D. Rotunda  Symbolism Under Siege: Japanese American Redress and the ‘Racing’ of Arab Americans as ‘Terrorists’ Natsu Taylor Saito  Jihad and the Constitution: The First Amendment Implications of Combating Religiously Motivated Terrorism Joseph Grinstein  Unequal Justice: Arabs in America and the United States Antiterrorism Legislation Michael J. Whidden  Part C: Civic and Community Responses  Color Lines: National Security Concerns Must Not Trample Our Constitutional Rights Elaine R. Jones  Bioterrorism and Health Care Disparities, Briefing Paper, March 8, 2002 United States Commission on Civil Rights  The Slippery Slope of Racial Profiling: From War on Drugs to the War on Terrorism Nicole Davis  America Under Attack: A Response from the AME Church T. Larry Kirkland  Hard Hit: New York Groups Fight Cutbacks to Their Communities Hannah Adely  Live Now, Deliver Later Rodney Jay C. Salinas  Part D: Critical Perspectives on Bioterrorism and the Future  Postmodern Terrorism Walter Laqueur  Mitigation of Bioterrorist Threats in the 21st Century Linda Logan-Henfrey  Could September 11 Have Been Averted? Gabriel Schoenfeld  Rethinking Bioterrorism Raymond A. Zilinskas  September 11: Global Solidarity Zygmunt Bauman  Bioterrorism: Interview with Joshua Lederberg, Professor Emeritus, Rockefeller University  Acknowledgments.

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