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  • New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures

    Edited by Ronald J. Kendall, Steven M. Presley, Seshadi Rankuma

    This book provides exciting research developments that address the growing threat of chemical and biological terrorism. It is based on extensive research and development associated with biological and chemical terrorism countermeasures supported by the U.S. Army through the Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 
    CRC Press

  • Terrorism and Counterterrorism

    5th Edition

    By Brigitte L Nacos

    Focusing on the phenomenon of terrorism in the age of ISIS/ISIL, Terrorism and Counterterrorism investigates this form of political violence in an international and American context and in light of new and historical trends. In this comprehensive and highly readable text, renowned expert Brigitte…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Sensitive Security Information, Certified® (SSI) Body of Knowledge

    By American Board for Certification in Homeland Security

    Sensitive Security Information (SSI) is a category of sensitive but unclassified information under the United States government's information sharing and control rules. SSI is information obtained in the conduct of security activities whose public disclosure would harm transportation security, be…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 
    CRC Press
    Center for National Threat Assessment

  • Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Second Edition

    By D. Hank Ellison

    Emergency Action for Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents, Second Edition is intended for the first responder to the scene of the release of a chemical or biological warfare agent. Formatted similarly to the Department of Transportation’s Emergency Response Guidebook and designed as a companion…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 
    CRC Press

  • Biometrics in Support of Military Operations

    Lessons from the Battlefield

    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 – 2016-01-12 
    CRC Press

  • Human Security and Japan’s Triple Disaster

    Responding to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis

    Edited by Paul Bacon, Christopher Hobson

    Japan has been one of the most important international sponsors of human security, yet the concept has hitherto not been considered relevant to the Japanese domestic context. This book applies the human security approach to the specific case of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that…

    Paperback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • 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 – 2015-11-24
    CRC Press

  • Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review

    By Mohammad Nabeel Waseem

    The outcome of a fire review can greatly impact the internal fire and life safety features, as well as the architectural design of a building. An insider’s guide for both novice and expert, Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review provides the framework needed to design and evaluate a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    CRC Press

  • Logistics and Transportation Security

    A Strategic, Tactical, and Operational Guide to Resilience

    By Maria G. Burns

    "Professor Burns has captured the essence of transportation security, one of today's most pressing concerns. As the rate of globalization and world trade increases, security and supply chain resilience are at the core of one’s global transportation network. This is a timely and well written…

    Hardback – 2015-10-22
    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 – 2015-10-20
    Auerbach Publications

  • 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 – 2015-10-16
    CRC Press

  • Vladimir Putin and Russia’s Imperial Revival

    By David E. McNabb

    Discerning the early stages of the rebirth of a new Russian empire from the ashes of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Putin and Russia’s Imperial Revival argues that Russia’s recent overtly aggressive actions and foreign policy doctrines have signaled a renewal of the Cold War. At the least, Russia’s…

    Hardback – 2015-10-09
    CRC Press

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