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HIV/AIDS, Security and Ethics

Enemark, Christian; Selgelid, Michael


This chapter presents a broader approach to the securitization of infectious diseases; one which includes the heavy and widespread health burden posed by slower-spreading, endemic diseases like HIV/AIDS. It focuses on the possibility of elevating naturally-occurring disease outbreaks to the security agenda. A reason for limiting securitization to a select category of dreaded infectious disease threats is that this may minimize the risks associated with framing a health issue in terms...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Ethics and Security Aspects of Infectious Disease Control: interdisciplinary perspectives
DOI: 10.4324/9781315580357-4


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