Homeland Security Products

  • Exercise Design for Disaster Managers

    By Jeffrey R. Roth

    Exercises are problem solving tools - they bring people together and inspire "out of the box" thinking. To be efficient, excersises need a deliberate focus on a particular preparedness need or threat, a vision for what the outcome should be, and a plan detailing the structural components needed to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    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 – 2016-09-30 
    Apple Academic 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 – 2016-09-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Soft Targets and Crisis Management

    What Emergency Planners and Security Professionals Need to Know

    Edited by Michael J. Fagel, Jennifer Hesterman

    Taking the best of Michael Fagel's and Jennifer Hesterman's books in Homeland Security and Emergency Management, the editors of this volume bring together the prevailing issues affecting the industry today. We are all very aware of the many natural and man-made threats that can impact our…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20 
    CRC Press

  • Grasping the Moment

    Sensemaking in Response to Routine Incidents and Major Emergencies

    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 – 2016-08-19 
    CRC Press

  • Criminal Enterprise Investigation

    By Thomas A. Trier

    Many cities, towns, and municipalities across the United States have criminal organizations operating within their jurisdictions. This book gives the investigator a guide to probing, evaluating, and analyzing local criminal organizations, with the goal of disrupting and dismantling criminal…

    Hardback – 2016-08-16 
    CRC Press

  • Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness

    An Introductory Text for Emergency Management and Planning Professionals, Second 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 – 2016-07-25 
    CRC Press

  • Business Theft and Fraud

    Detection and Prevention

    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 
    CRC Press

  • Managing Critical Incidents and Large-Scale Event Security

    By Eloy Nunez, Ernest G. Vendrell

    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 of previous events and incidents. In addition, the text…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    CRC Press

  • Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland

    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 – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • Terrorism and WMDs

    Awareness and Response, Second 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 – 2016-07-18
    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 – 2016-07-01
    CRC Press

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