Homeland Security Products

  • 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 – 2015-11-09 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2015-11-02 
    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

    The first edition of Disaster Recovery set a high standard for evidence-based best practices in a user-friendly textbook. Since its publication, a number of important new studies and guides have become available, necessitating an update to this work. This second edition includes updated coverage of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-16 
    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 – 2015-10-14 
    CRC Press

  • The Private Sector's Role in Disasters

    Leveraging the Private Sector in Emergency Management

    Edited by Alessandra Jerolleman, John J. Kiefer, Ph.D.

    This book examines the role of the private sector in emergency management and how that role is changing through private sector intersections with government, government agencies, and the public sectors in all phases of emergency management. It particularly focuses on the areas in which government…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    CRC Press

  • EU Counter-Terrorism and Intelligence

    A Critical Assessment

    Edited by Javier Argomaniz, Oldrich Bures, Christian Kaunert

    The Treaty on the European Union stipulates that one of the key objectives of the Union is to provide citizens with a high level of safety within an Area of Freedom, Security and Justice. Given that the fight against terrorism is a prominent aspect of this general objective, it is remarkable that,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-10-05 
    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 – 2015-09-29 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2015-09-18 
    CRC Press

  • Disaster and Crisis Management

    Public Management Perspectives

    Edited by Naim Kapucu, Arjen Boin

    A wide range of natural hazards pose major risks to the lives and livelihoods of large populations around the world. Man-made disasters caused by technological failures, industrial accidents, spillages, explosions, and fires, compound this threat. Since 9/11, security threats based on violence (…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

  • Cities and Disasters

    Edited by Davia Cox Downey

    Cities and Disasters presents interdisciplinary and multinational perspectives on emergency management policy, economic development, and the various factors that affect the recovery process after natural disasters strike urban areas. The book has three central themes: policy, urbanity, and the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20
    CRC Press

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