• The Sociology of Disaster: Fictional Explorations of Human Experiences book cover

    The Sociology of Disaster

    Fictional Explorations of Human Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Thomas E. Drabek

    In a book as illuminating as it is captivating, Thomas E. Drabek presents an in-depth analysis of the emotional impacts of disaster events and the many ripple effects that follow.  Through the technique of storytelling, a series of nine fictional stories where characters experience actual…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Emergency Management: The American Experience book cover

    Emergency Management

    The American Experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin

    The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Effective Communication During Disasters: Making Use of Technology, Media, and Human Resources book cover

    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

  • Introduction to Emergency Management book cover

    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

  • Terrorism and WMDs: Awareness and Response, Second Edition book cover

    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 book cover

    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

  • New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures book cover

    New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-02-17
    CRC Press

  • Disaster Recovery book cover

    Disaster Recovery

    2nd Edition

    By Brenda D. Phillips

    Since the publication of the first edition of Disaster Recovery, a number of important new studies and guides have become available. Now revised, updated, and expanded, this second edition meets the high standards for providing evidence-based best practices in a user-friendly textbook set by its…

    Hardback – 2015-10-16
    CRC Press

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Disaster Management book cover

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Disaster Management

    1st Edition

    By Brian Tomaszewski

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide essential disaster management decision support and analytical capabilities. As such, homeland security professionals would greatly benefit from an interdisciplinary understanding of GIS and how GIS relates to disaster management, policy, and practice.…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA): The U.S. Military’s Role to Support and Defend book cover

    Introduction to Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA)

    The U.S. Military’s Role to Support and Defend, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bert B. Tussing, Robert McCreight

    The application of our Armed Forces within the states and territories of the United States is far from intuitive. The challenges of defending the country against assaults within the homeland are much more complex than engaging our enemies on foreign soil. Likewise, the introduction of the military’…

    Hardback – 2014-11-24
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Homeland Security book cover

    Introduction to Homeland Security

    2nd Edition

    By David H. McElreath, Daniel Adrian Doss, Robert Nations, Jeffrey Van Slyke, Michael Wigginton, Jr.

    Since the attacks of 9/11, billions of dollars and countless resources have been committed and expended in the attempt to make the nation more secure. Introduction to Homeland Security: Second Edition is written by a team of homeland security and justice professionals on the cutting edge of the…

    Hardback – 2013-12-18
    CRC Press

  • Preparedness and Response for Catastrophic Disasters book cover

    Preparedness and Response for Catastrophic Disasters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rick Bissell, Steven Jensen, Shirley Feldman-Jensen

    Based on a popular course for the FEMA Higher Education project, Preparedness and Response for Catastrophic Disasters provides important insight into plans to mitigate and respond to the devastation caused by large-scale catastrophic events. Hurricane Katrina provided clear evidence that these…

    Hardback – 2013-05-29
    CRC Press

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