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  • Routledge Handbook of International Resilience

    By David Chandler

    Resilience is increasingly discussed as a key concept across many fields of international policy-making from financial crisis, sustainable development, insecurity, conflict and terrorism to urban and rural planning, international aid provision and the prevention of and responses to natural and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-20 

  • Governing Borders and Security

    The Politics of Connectivity and Dispersal

    Edited by Catarina Kinnvall, Ted Svensson

    This book explores and maps the relationship between borders, security and global governance. Theoretically, the book seeks to establish to what degree, and in what ways, traditional notions of borders, security and (global) governance are being eroded, undermined and contested in the context of a…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24 
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • Securitizing Global Warming

    A Climate of Complexity

    By Delf Rothe

    This book explores the reasons for a recent securitization of climate change, and reveals how the understanding of climate change as a security threat fuels resilience as a contemporary political paradigm. Since 2007, political and public discourse has portrayed climate change in terms of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26 
    Routledge Studies in Resilience

  • Hurricane Mitigation for the Built Environment

    By Ricardo A. Alvarez

    "Alvarez drives home the point that for buildings and communities located in hurricane-prone regions, it is not a question of whether the area will be impacted, but when it will be impacted. The book makes a strong case for taking responsibility to understand the vulnerabilities of buildings and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 
    CRC Press

  • Transformations of Security Studies

    Dialogues, Diversity and Discipline

    Edited by Gabi Schlag, Julian Junk, Christopher Daase

    This volume brings together a group of distinguished scholars to engage in a dialogue on key developments in the study of security. The book provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical, empirical and methodological developments within security studies, whose political and societal importance…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    PRIO New Security Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Private Security Studies

    Edited by Rita Abrahamsen, Anna Leander

    This new Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of current research on private security and military companies, comprising essays by leading scholars from around the world. The increasing privatization of security across the globe has been the subject of much debate and controversy, inciting…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 

  • Disaster Recovery, Second Edition

    By Brenda D. Phillips

    Since the publication of the first edition of Disaster Recovery, a number of important new studies and guides have become available. Now revised, updated, and expanded, this second edition meets the high standards for providing evidence-based best practices in a user-friendly textbook set by its…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    CRC Press

  • Living with Climate Change

    How Communities Are Surviving and Thriving in a Changing Climate

    By Jane A. Bullock, George D. Haddow, Kim S. Haddow, Damon P. Coppola

    The climate has changed and communities across America are living with the consequences: rapid sea level rise, multi-state wildfires, heat waves, and enduring drought. Living with Climate Change: How Communities Are Surviving and Thriving in a Changing Climate details the steps cities are taking…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    Auerbach Publications

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Security

    Edited by Mary Martin, Taylor Owen

    This Handbook will serve as a standard reference guide to the subject of human security, which has grown greatly in importance over the past twenty years. Human security has been part of academic and policy discourses since it was first promoted by the UNDP in its 1994 Human Development Report.…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29

  • Campus Emergency Preparedness

    Meeting ICS and NIMS Compliance

    By Maureen Connolly

    An easily digestible guide, Campus Emergency Preparedness: Meeting ICS and NIMS Compliance helps you develop and organize emergency operation plans. It incorporates the key components recommended by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the US Department of Education and outlines the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17
    CRC Press

  • GIS for Critical Infrastructure Protection

    By Robert F. Austin, David P. DiSera, Talbot J. Brooks

    GIS for Critical Infrastructure Protection highlights the GIS-based technologies that can be used to support critical infrastructure protection and emergency management. The book bridges the gap between theory and practice using real-world applications, real-world case studies, and the authors’…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    CRC Press

  • The New Spatiality of Security

    Operational Uncertainty and the US Military in Iraq

    By Caroline M. Croser

    This book provides a rigorous critical analysis of how the US military operates in Iraq, exploring the spatial practices of violence. Contemporary critical analyses of the United States’ involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan emphasise the hegemonic nature of the US military experience, while…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26

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