Homeland Security Products

  • Emergency Vehicle Operations

    A Line Officer's Guide, Third Edition

    By Raymond W. Beach Jr., Earl R. Morris, William C. Smith

    Highlighting the importance of decision-making while driving an emergency vehicle, this third edition is thoroughly updated and expanded. It now addresses both an EVO classroom/track training module addressed to training concerns and an EVO policy module discussing policy development, revision, and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02 
    CRC Press

  • Psychological Disaster Management

    Challenges, Resilience, and Recovery

    Edited by Girish Bobby Kapur, Veronica Tucci

    Integrating scholarly articles from international experts and first-hand accounts, this compendium volume looks at the important issues from these perspectives: prevalence and challenges of psychological trauma after a disaster; psychological preparation of communities psychologically before a…

    Hardback – 2017-01-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Financial War on Terrorism

    A Review of Counter-Terrorist Financing Strategies Since 2001

    By Nicholas Ryder

    On September 11, 2001, 19 terrorists committed the largest and deadliest terrorist attack in the United States of America. The response from the inter-national community, and in particular the US, was swift. President George Bush declared what has commonly been referred to as either the ‘War on…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19 

  • Traumatic Event Management

    An Individualized Approach for Effective Treatment

    By Tania Glenn

    Exploring effective traumatic event management for all personnel who have experienced a trauma, this book demonstrates how to establish a comprehensive system and apply the most effective intervention and treatment at the right time for each individual. The book will be essential to emergency…

    Paperback – 2017-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Emergency Planning for Nuclear Power Plants

    By Paul Elkmann

    Provides a history of emergency planning with respect to nuclear power plant accidents from the 1950’s to the 2000’s. Gives an overview of essential concepts that a working emergency planner should know. Includes a brief overview of the health physics and plant engineering applicable to emergency…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 
    CRC Press

  • Critical Infrastructure Protection, Risk Management, and Resilience

    A Policy Perspective

    By Kelley Cronin, Nancy E. Marion

    Critical Infrastructure Protection and Risk Management covers the history of risk assessment, crtical infrastructure protection, and the various structures that make up the homeland security enterprise. The authors examine risk assessment in the public and private sectors, the evolution of laws and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-04 
    CRC Press

  • North American Border Conflicts

    Race, Politics, and Ethics

    By Laurence Armand French, Magdaleno Manzanarez

    North American Border Conflicts: Race, Politics, and Ethics adds to the current discussion on class, race, ethnic, and sectarian divides, not only within the United States but throughout the Americas in general. The book explores the phenomenon of border challenges throughout the world,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    CRC Press

  • Coming Home after Disaster

    Multiple Dimensions of Housing Recovery

    Edited by Alka Sapat, Ann-Margaret Esnard

    Post-disaster housing concerns and dilemmas are complex, global in nature, and are inextricably intertwined with social, economic, and political considerations. The multi-faceted nature of housing recovery requires a holistic approach that accounts for its numerous dimensions and contours that are…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    CRC Press

  • Homeland Security

    An Introduction to Principles and Practice, Third 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 – 2016-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Fighting Terrorism: From Nixon to Obama

    By Yonah Alexander, Michael Kraft

    This book provides an updated overview of the counterterrorism related developments, actions, and programs during the Obama and previous administrations. This book will describe these developments and also provide excerpts from and links to the key statements, documents and Congressional testimony…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Crisis Communication

    Case Studies and Lessons Learned from International Disasters

    By Kjell Brataas

    The book takes a close and "inside" look at recent tragedies and natural disasters and focuses on the communication aspect of each incident. For most case studies, it provides accounts from people handling the event, e.g. communication staff or management. Each chapter begins with an eye…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Effective Communication During Disasters

    Making Use of Technology, Media, and Human Resources

    Edited by Girish Bobby Kapur, Sarah Bezek, Jonathan Dyal

    In today’s world, there are new opportunities for disaster communications through modern technology and social media. Social network applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can connect friends, family, first responders, and those providing relief and assistance. However, social media…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Apple Academic Press

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