Governing insecurity: contingency planning, protection, resilience

@inproceedings{Lentzos2009GoverningIC,
  title={Governing insecurity: contingency planning, protection, resilience},
  author={Filippa Lentzos and Nikolas Simon Rose},
  year={2009}
}
How should we understand the politics of security today? This article addresses this question from one particular perspective, that of 'biosecurity'. It examines contemporary strategies for managing biorisks in three European states: France, Germany and the United Kingdom. We suggest that the framing of threat and response differs, even within Europe, and that one can identify three different configurations: contingency planning, protection and resilience. Each of these embodies a significantly… CONTINUE READING

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