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Transnational Security

1st Edition

By Marie-Helen Maras

CRC Press

373 pages

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Globalization and the easy movement of people, weapons, and toxins across borders has transformed security into a transnational phenomenon. Preventing transnational security threats has proven to be a very difficult challenge for governments and institutions around the world. Transnational Security addresses these issues, which are at the forefront

Table of Contents

Transnational Security: An Introduction. Decisions Under Uncertainty: Theories and Practice in Security Studies. Weapons of Mass Destruction and Nonproliferation. Transnational Terrorism. Transnational Organized Crime. Cybersecurity. Natural Disasters: A Forgotten Security Risk? Human-Made Disasters. Infectious Diseases. Security Issues in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies. The Fight for Natural Resources: Seeking Food and Water Security. Energy Security: Current Issues. The Future of Transnational Security: Concluding Remarks.

About the Author

Dr. Marie-Helen Maras is an Associate Professor at the Department of Security, Fire, and Emergency Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She has a DPhil in Law and an MPhil in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Oxford. In addition, she holds a graduate degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of New Haven and undergraduate degrees in Computer and Information Science and Psychology from the University of Maryland University College. She has taught at New York University and SUNY-Farmingdale.

Dr. Maras has published four major works at Jones and Bartlett, books titled: Computer Forensics: Cybercriminals, Laws and Evidence (1st edition); Computer Forensics: Cybercriminals, Laws and Evidence (2nd edition); Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials; and Counterterrorism. She has also published in peer-reviewed academic journal articles on the economic, social and political consequences of measures seeking the surveillance of the telecommunications and electronic communications data of all EU citizens in the European Journal of Law and Economics, International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice and the Hamburg Review of Social Sciences. Moreover, she has provided chapters for edited volumes by Benjamin Goold and Daniel Neyland, titled New Directions in Privacy and Surveillance (Willan Publishing, 2009), and Justin Sinclair and Daniel Antonius, titled The Political Psychology of Terrorism Fears (Oxford University Press, 2013). Furthermore, she published an edited volume titled CRC Press Reader on Terrorism (2013).

In addition to her teaching and academic work, her background includes approximately seven years of service in the U.S. Navy with significant experience in security and law enforcement from her posts as a Navy Law Enforcement Specialist and Command Investigator. While in t

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Security / General
HISTORY / Military / General
LAW / Criminal Law / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Terrorism