• Social Vulnerability to Disasters book cover

    Social Vulnerability to Disasters

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Deborah S.K. Thomas, Brenda D. Phillips, William E. Lovekamp, Alice Fothergill

    The 2010 Haiti and Chili earthquakes, the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami in Japan are but a few examples of recent catastrophic events that continue to reveal how social structure and roles produce extensive human suffering and differential…

    Hardback – 2013-05-09
    CRC Press

  • The Human Side of Disaster book cover

    The Human Side of Disaster

    2nd Edition

    By Thomas E. Drabek

    Since the first edition of The Human Side of Disaster was published in 2009, new catastrophes have plagued the globe, including earthquakes in Haiti and New Zealand, tornadoes in Alabama and Missouri, floods in numerous locations, Hurricane Sandy, and the infamous BP oil spill. Enhanced with new…

    Hardback – 2013-03-01
    CRC Press

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    Natural Hazard Mitigation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandra Jerolleman, John J. Kiefer

    One of the four core phases of emergency management, hazard mitigation is essential for reducing disaster effects on human populations and making communities more resilient to the impacts of hazards. Presenting an up-to-date look at the changing nature of disasters, Natural Hazard Mitigation offers…

    Hardback – 2012-11-26
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Surveillance Studies book cover

    Introduction to Surveillance Studies

    1st Edition

    By J.K. Petersen

    Surveillance is a divisive issue—one might say it is inherently controversial. Used by private industry, law enforcement, and for national security, it can be a potent tool for protecting resources and assets. It can also be extremely invasive, calling into question our basic rights to freedom and…

    Hardback – 2012-10-12

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    Introduction to Transportation Security

    1st Edition

    By Frances L. Edwards, Daniel C. Goodrich

    Transportation is the lifeline of any nation, connecting people, supporting the economy, and facilitating the delivery of vital goods and services. The 9/11 attacks—and other attacks on surface transportation assets, including the bombings in Madrid, London, Moscow, and Mumbai—demonstrate the…

    Hardback – 2012-09-26
    CRC Press

  • The Future of Policing: A Practical Guide for Police Managers and Leaders book cover

    The Future of Policing

    A Practical Guide for Police Managers and Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Joseph A. Schafer, Michael E. Buerger, Richard W. Myers, Carl J. Jensen III, Bernard H. Levin

    As communities continue to undergo rapid demographic shifts that modify their composition, culture, and collective values, police departments serving those communities must evolve accordingly in order to remain effective. The Future of Policing: A Practical Guide for Police Managers and Leaders…

    Paperback – 2011-08-08
    Modern Police Administration

  • Terrorism Studies: A Reader book cover

    Terrorism Studies

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by John G. Horgan, Kurt Braddock

    This new Reader aims to guide students through some of the key readings on the subject of terrorism and political violence. In an age when there is more written about terrorism than anyone can possibly read in a lifetime, it has become increasingly difficult for students and scholars to navigate…

    Paperback – 2011-07-06

  • Protective Operations: A Handbook for Security and Law Enforcement book cover

    Protective Operations

    A Handbook for Security and Law Enforcement, 1st Edition

    By Glenn McGovern

    Protective Operations: A Handbook for Security and Law Enforcement is designed as a reference for law enforcement and security organizations tasked with protecting the welfare of an individual or groups of individuals. To be effective and professional, protective operations require the…

    Hardback – 2011-03-22
    CRC Press

  • Terrorism and Homeland Security: Perspectives, Thoughts, and Opinions book cover

    Terrorism and Homeland Security

    Perspectives, Thoughts, and Opinions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dale L. June

    Since 9/11, the terms homeland security and terrorism have become firmly entrenched in our lexicon. The days of walking through a simple metal detector at the airport are over, and our security landscape is forever changed. Terrorism and Homeland Security: Perspectives, Thoughts, and Opinions…

    Hardback – 2010-09-29
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Terrorism book cover

    Introduction to Terrorism

    1st Edition

    By David H. McElreath, Carl J. Jensen, Michael Wigginton, Chester L. Quarles, Stephen Mallory

    It can take the form of a Molotov Cocktail or a Suicide Bomber detonating within a crowd. It can be a sophisticated electronic explosive device or a bomb in a shoe. Today‘s terrorism threats, and their constant assault on global security continues to be a menace of great concern.…

    Hardback – 2009-12-30
    CRC Press

  • Urban Crime Prevention, Surveillance, and Restorative Justice: Effects of Social Technologies book cover

    Urban Crime Prevention, Surveillance, and Restorative Justice

    Effects of Social Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Knepper, Jonathan Doak, Joanna Shapland

    Crime prevention, surveillance, and restorative justice have transformed the response to crime in recent years. Each has had a significant impact on policy, introducing new concepts and reassessing traditional aims and priorities. While such efforts attract a great deal of criminological interest,…

    Paperback – 2009-01-15

  • Aviation and Airport Security: Terrorism and Safety Concerns, Second Edition book cover

    Aviation and Airport Security

    Terrorism and Safety Concerns, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Sweet

    The Definitive Handbook on Terrorist Threats to Commercial Airline and Airport Security Considered the definitive handbook on the terrorist threat to commercial airline and airport security, USAF Lieutenant Colonel Kathleen Sweet’s seminal resource is now updated to include an analysis of modern…

    Hardback – 2008-12-23
    CRC Press

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