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Hygiene and biosecurity: the language and politics of risk in an era of emerging infectious diseases (2009)
Journal Article
Brown, B., Nerlich, B., Crawford, P., Koteyko, N., & Carter, R. (2009). Hygiene and biosecurity: the language and politics of risk in an era of emerging infectious diseases. Sociology Compass, 3(5), doi:10.1111/j.1751-9020.2009.00230.x

Infectious diseases, such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and avian influenza, have recently been high on the agenda of policy makers and the public. Although hygiene and biosecurity are preferred options for disease management, policy... Read More