Responses to Disasters and Climate Change: Understanding Vulnerability and Fostering Resilience
Effective Communication During Disasters: Making Use of Technology, Media, and Human Resources
Critical Infrastructure Protection, Risk Management, and Resilience: A Policy Perspective
Soft Targets and Crisis Management: What Emergency Planners and Security Professionals Need to Know
Laurence Armand French, Magdaleno Manzanarez
December 21, 2016
North American Border Conflicts: Race, Politics, and Ethics adds to the current discussion on class, race, ethnic, and sectarian divides, not only within the United States but throughout the Americas in general. The book explores the phenomenon of border challenges throughout the world,...
Michele Companion, Miriam S. Chaiken
December 20, 2016
As the global climate shifts, communities are faced with a myriad of mitigation and adaptation challenges. These highlight the political, cultural, economic, social, and physical vulnerability of social groups, communities, families, and individuals. They also foster resilience and creative...
Girish Bobby Kapur, Sarah Bezek, Jonathan Dyal
December 16, 2016
This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. In today’s world, there are new opportunities for disaster communications through modern technology and social media. Social network applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can connect friends, family, first responders, and those...
Daniel J. Benny
December 15, 2016
The threat against the homeland continues and the private investigator plays a critical part in this effort. This includes in providing criminal, civil and background investigation, protective service, security consulting and electronic sweeps. The text will provide an overview of the role of...
Kelley Cronin, Nancy E. Marion
December 06, 2016
Critical Infrastructure Protection and Risk Management covers the history of risk assessment, crtical infrastructure protection, and the various structures that make up the homeland security enterprise. The authors examine risk assessment in the public and private sectors, the evolution of laws and...
Charles P. Nemeth
December 06, 2016
Since formed in 2002, DHS has been at the forefront of determining and furthering some of the most hotly debated security issues facing the U.S. and global community in the 21st century. Nearly 200 university programs with undergrad and graduate majors have cropped up in the last dozen-plus years...
Brenda Phillips, David M. Neal, Gary Webb
November 22, 2016
Emergency management university programs have experienced dramatic and exponential growth over the last twelve years. This new, fully updated edition introduces majors and minors to the field and provides content accessible to those students taking introductory emergency management courses. The...
William C. Buhrow
November 22, 2016
Biometrics in Support of Military Operations: Lessons from the Battlefield examines and evaluates recent U.S. military experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan in the context of the use of biometrics and related technologies. The book takes a comprehensive look at how biometrics has been used to support...
Francesco Flammini, Roberto Setola, Giorgio Franceschetti
November 16, 2016
Effective Surveillance for Homeland Security: Balancing Technology and Social Issues provides a comprehensive survey of state-of-the-art methods and tools for the surveillance and protection of citizens and critical infrastructures against natural and deliberate threats. Focusing on current...
Sedat Mulayim, Miranda Lai
November 14, 2016
This book examines the major theoretical foundations of ethics, before zooming in on definitions of professional practice and applied professional ethics, as distinct from private morals, in general and then focusing on professional ethics for translators and interpreters in police and legal...
Michael J. Fagel, Jennifer Hesterman
September 15, 2016
Uniting the best of Michael Fagel and Jennifer Hesterman's books in the fields of homeland security and emergency management, the editors of this volume present the prevailing issues affecting the homeland security community today. Many natural and man-made threats can impact our communities—but...
Thomas A. Trier
August 29, 2016
Many cities, towns, and municipalities across the United States have criminal organizations operating within their jurisdictions. This book gives the investigator a guide to probing, evaluating, and analyzing local criminal organizations, with the goal of disrupting and dismantling criminal...
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