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  • Conflict After the Cold War

    Arguments on Causes of War and Peace, 5th Edition

    Edited by Richard K. Betts

    Edited by one of the most renowned scholars in the field, Richard Betts' Conflict After the Cold War assembles classic and contemporary readings on enduring problems of international security. Offering broad historical and philosophical breadth, the carefully chosen and excerpted selections in this…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

  • US Defense Politics

    The Origins of Security Policy, 3rd Edition

    By Harvey M. Sapolsky, Harvey M. Sapolsky, Eugene Gholz, Caitlin Talmadge

    This book provides an accessible overview of US defense politics for upper-level students. This new edition has been fully updated and revised, with a new chapter on veterans and new material on topics such as cyberwarfare and lobbying. Analyzing the ways in which the United States prepares for…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge

  • Effective Communication During Disasters

    Making Use of Technology, Media, and Human Resources, 1st Edition

    Edited by Girish Bobby Kapur, Sarah Bezek, Jonathan Dyal

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. 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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16
    Apple Academic Press

  • Critical Infrastructure Protection, Risk Management, and Resilience

    A Policy Perspective, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Homeland Security

    An Introduction to Principles and Practice, Third Edition, 3rd 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 – 2016-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Emergency Management

    2nd Edition

    By Brenda Phillips, David M. Neal, Gary Webb

    Emergency management university programs have experienced dramatic and exponential growth over the last twelve years. This new, fully updated edition introduces majors and minors to the field and provides content accessible to those students taking introductory emergency management courses. The…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22
    CRC Press

  • Modern Military Strategy

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Elinor C. Sloan

    This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to post-Cold War military theory for students of strategic studies. This second edition has been fully revised and updated, including a new chapter on peacekeeping, and examines contemporary strategic thought on the conduct of war in the sea, land…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • The Strategic Survey 2016

    The Annual Review of World Affairs, 1st Edition

    Edited by The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Strategic Survey is the annual review of world affairs from the International Institute for Strategic Studies.  It is an invaluable tool for interpreting world-wide strategic developments and has, since 1966, provided essential analysis of the year’s key events in international relations…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27
    Routledge
    Strategic Survey

  • Theories of Violent Conflict

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Jolle Demmers

    This revised and updated second edition introduces students of violent conflict to a variety of prominent theoretical approaches, and examines the ontological stances and epistemological traditions underlying these approaches. Theories of Violent Conflict takes the centrality of the ‘group’ as an…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Terrorism and WMDs

    Awareness and Response, Second Edition, 2nd 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 – 2016-08-01
    CRC Press

  • Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness

    An Introductory Text for Emergency Management and Planning Professionals, Second Edition, 2nd 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 – 2016-07-14
    CRC Press

  • Peace and Conflict 2016

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Backer, Ravinder Bhavnani, Paul Huth

    An authoritative source of information on violent conflicts and peacebuilding processes around the world, Peace and Conflict is an annual publication of the University of Maryland’s Center for International Development and Conflict Management and the Graduate Institute of International and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    Routledge
    Peace and Conflict

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