Homeland Security Products

  • Disasters and Social Resilience

    A bioecological approach

    By Helen J. Boon, Alison Cottrell, David King

    The interconnectedness of communities, organisations, governing bodies, policy and individuals in the field of disaster studies has never been accurately examined or comprehensively modelled. This kind of examination is vital for planning policy and emergency responses. It is also imperative for…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Enterprise Level Security

    Securing Information Systems in an Uncertain World

    By William R. Simpson

    Increasing complexity and new computing hardware and techniques have made the fortress approach to security espoused by NIST and implemented throughout the defense and banking industry unworkable. This book provides a modern alternative to this approach. The new approach to security is more…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29 
    Auerbach Publications

  • Human Security and Natural Disasters

    Edited by Christopher Hobson, Paul Bacon, Robin Cameron

    "Human security" is an approach that rejects the traditional prioritization of state security, and instead identifies the individual as the primary referent of security. It offers a way of broadening our perspective, and recognizing that the most pressing threats to individuals do not come from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Future of Disaster Management in the U.S.

    Rethinking Legislation, Policy, and Finance

    Edited by Amy L. Cabrill

    This book looks at various aspects of the current legal, policy and fiscal framework for disaster management and its current effects on local capacity building and recommends systemic reform. The authors argue that resources should be used more efficiently and with more flexibility in order to…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15 
    CRC Press
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Second Edition

    Edited by Douglas M. Marshall, Richard K. Barnhart, Eric Shappee, Michael Thomas Most

    Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems surveys the fundamentals of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, from sensors, controls, and automation to regulations, safety procedures, and human factors. It is designed for the student or layperson and thus assumes no prior knowledge of UASs,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-31 
    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 – 2016-03-31 

  • The Economics of Terrorism

    By Peter J. Phillips

    Brutality is the defining characteristic of terrorism. It is despairing to learn that this brutality is the outcome of purposeful, rational, human behaviour. In this purposefulness, however, there lies the key to the interpretation, explanation and understanding of terrorist behaviour. Ultimately,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-25 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Adopting Biometric Technology

    Challenges and Solutions

    By Ravindra Das

    Many types of security technologies are currently in use, with biometrics being one of the latest and most cutting-edge forms that has been produced for mass application. Biometrics, while intriguing, is often broached with hesitation and poor understanding. Adopting Biometric Technology:…

    Hardback – 2016-03-16 
    CRC Press

  • New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures

    Edited by Ronald J. Kendall, Steven M. Presley, Seshadri S. Ramkumar

    A science-based text, New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures presents research that addresses the growing threat of chemical and biological terrorism as well as the need for improvements in the implementation of countermeasures. This new textbook building upon…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    CRC Press

  • 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 plays a crucial role in all types of security. It is information obtained in the conduct of security activities which, if…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 
    CRC Press
    Center for National Threat Assessment

  • 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 – 2016-02-26 
    CRC Press

  • The Universal Adversary

    Security, Capital and 'The Enemies of All Mankind'

    By Mark Neocleous

    The history of bourgeois modernity is a history of the Enemy. This book is a radical exploration of an Enemy that has recently emerged from within security documents released by the US security state: the Universal Adversary. The Universal Adversary is now central to emergency planning in general…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 

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