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Lakoff (2007). Preparing for the next emergency

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Lakoff, A. (2007). Preparing for the next emergency. Public culture, 19(2), 247.


This paper is an attempt to map out the historical background to a study of how future threats are brought into the present by contemporary security experts. The study is one part of a collaborative project on the anthropology of bio-security, under the auspices of the Laboratory for the Anthropology of the Contemporary.