• Homeland Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice, Third Edition book cover

    Homeland Security

    An Introduction to Principles and Practice, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Charles P. Nemeth

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Emergency Management book cover

    Introduction to Emergency Management

    2nd Edition

    By Brenda Phillips, David M. Neal, Gary Webb

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22
    CRC Press

  • Biometrics in Support of Military Operations: Lessons from the Battlefield book cover

    Biometrics in Support of Military Operations

    Lessons from the Battlefield, 1st Edition

    By William C. Buhrow

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22
    CRC Press

  • Soft Targets and Crisis Management: What Emergency Planners and Security Professionals Need to Know book cover

    Soft Targets and Crisis Management

    What Emergency Planners and Security Professionals Need to Know, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Fagel, Jennifer Hesterman

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15
    Routledge

  • The Facility Manager's Guide to Safety and Security book cover

    The Facility Manager's Guide to Safety and Security

    1st Edition

    By John W. Henderson

    A guide for facility managers of varying types of facilities including, apartment buildings/complexes, office buildings, retail stores, educational facilities (schools), restaurants, and countless others. It will look specifically at the physical similarities inherent in all buildings/facilities…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24
    Routledge

  • Grasping the Moment: Sensemaking in Response to Routine Incidents and Major Emergencies book cover

    Grasping the Moment

    Sensemaking in Response to Routine Incidents and Major Emergencies, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Baber, Richard McMaster

    The ways in which organizations make use of information available to them to make decisions and manage activity is an essential topic of investigation for human factors. When the information is uncertain, incomplete or subject to change, then decision making and activity management can become…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    CRC Press

  • Managing Critical Incidents and Large-Scale Event Security book cover

    Managing Critical Incidents and Large-Scale Event Security

    1st Edition

    By Eloy Nuñez, Ernest G. Vendrell

    2017 Award Winner of the ASIS Security Book of the Year Nuñez and Vendrell aim to provide the most current and effective resources for managing special events and critical incidents. Their book relies heavily on case studies and after action reports that examine the lessons learned from a multitude…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02
    CRC Press

  • Terrorism and WMDs: Awareness and Response, Second Edition book cover

    Terrorism and WMDs

    Awareness and Response, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By John Pichtel

    Terrorism and WMD’s, Second Edition provides a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of terrorism and weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). Terrorist weapons and delivery methods are becoming increasingly sophisticated; as such, this book focuses on the chemistry and biology of WMDs, the development and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01
    CRC Press

  • Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland book cover

    Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Girvin, Gary Murphy

    The focus of this book is to analyse from a number of perspectives the politics of change in Ireland north and south since 1969. The emergence of the troubles in Northern Ireland, the final push to gain entry to the EEC, changing social mores and severe economic difficulties all begin to appear on…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • Business Theft and Fraud: Detection and Prevention book cover

    Business Theft and Fraud

    Detection and Prevention, 1st Edition

    By James R. Youngblood

    Business Theft and Fraud: Detection and Prevention offers a broad perspective on business-related theft, providing a detailed discussion of numerous avenues of theft, including internal and external fraud, organized retail crime, mortgage fraud, cyber fraud, and extortion. Combining current…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge

  • Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness: An Introductory Text for Emergency Management and Planning Professionals, Second Edition book cover

    Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness

    An Introductory Text for Emergency Management and Planning Professionals, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Anna K. Schwab, Dylan Sandler, David J. Brower

    This book introduces the concept of hazards as part of the earth’s natural systems, in contrast to "disasters," which occur at the intersection of the built and natural environments. The authors emphasize choices made by society that either increase or diminish our level of vulnerability to the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    CRC Press

  • The Paradoxes of Aid Work: Passionate Professionals book cover

    The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Silke Roth

    This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled. 'Aidland' is a highly complex and heterogeneous context which includes many different occupations, forms of employment and organizations. Analysing the processes that lead to the involvement…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

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