• 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

  • Leadership in the Open: A New Paradigm in Emergency Management book cover

    Leadership in the Open

    A New Paradigm in Emergency Management, 1st Edition

    By Adam Crowe

    As a relatively young field, emergency management has already undergone considerable evolution and change. And now that Web 2.0 technologies and social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have become inherently ingrained in all facets of our lives, emergency managers must once again…

    Hardback – 2013-05-29
    CRC Press

  • Organizational Resilience: Managing the Risks of Disruptive Events - A Practitioner’s Guide book cover

    Organizational Resilience

    Managing the Risks of Disruptive Events - A Practitioner’s Guide, 1st Edition

    By James J. Leflar, Marc H. Siegel

    Moving towards resiliency is more than just implanting policy and procedure; it is a process that takes organizations on a winding path requiring patience and tolerance. A good deal of learning will have to take place during the trip and that is why it is necessary to have patience and tolerate the…

    Hardback – 2013-05-20
    CRC Press

  • Social Vulnerability to Disasters book cover

    Social Vulnerability to Disasters

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Deborah S.K. Thomas, Brenda D. Phillips, William E. Lovekamp, Alice Fothergill

    The 2010 Haiti and Chili earthquakes, the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami in Japan are but a few examples of recent catastrophic events that continue to reveal how social structure and roles produce extensive human suffering and differential…

    Hardback – 2013-05-09
    CRC Press

  • The Terrorist-Criminal Nexus: An Alliance of International Drug Cartels, Organized Crime, and Terror Groups book cover

    The Terrorist-Criminal Nexus

    An Alliance of International Drug Cartels, Organized Crime, and Terror Groups, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer L. Hesterman

    Postmodern global terrorist groups engage sovereign nations asymmetrically with prolonged, sustained campaigns driven by ideology. Increasingly, transnational criminal organizations operate with sophistication previously only found in multinational corporations. Unfortunately, both of these…

    Hardback – 2013-04-17
    CRC Press

  • Critical Infrastructure System Security and Resiliency book cover

    Critical Infrastructure System Security and Resiliency

    1st Edition

    By Betty Biringer, Eric Vugrin, Drake Warren

    Security protections for critical infrastructure nodes are intended to minimize the risks resulting from an initiating event, whether it is an intentional malevolent act or a natural hazard. With an emphasis on protecting an infrastructure's ability to perform its mission or function, Critical…

    Hardback – 2013-04-12
    CRC Press

  • The Human Side of Disaster book cover

    The Human Side of Disaster

    2nd Edition

    By Thomas E. Drabek

    Since the first edition of The Human Side of Disaster was published in 2009, new catastrophes have plagued the globe, including earthquakes in Haiti and New Zealand, tornadoes in Alabama and Missouri, floods in numerous locations, Hurricane Sandy, and the infamous BP oil spill. Enhanced with new…

    Hardback – 2013-03-01
    CRC Press

  • Supply Chain Security: A Comprehensive Approach book cover

    Supply Chain Security

    A Comprehensive Approach, 1st Edition

    By Arthur G. Arway

    The supply chain is a complex system of numerous, integrated stakeholders. These stakeholders are responsible for the transportation, storage, documentation, and handling of material goods and cargo. Each entity has its own unique relationship with and role within the chain—as well as its own…

    Hardback – 2013-03-01
    CRC Press

  • Antiterrorism and Threat Response: Planning and Implementation book cover

    Antiterrorism and Threat Response

    Planning and Implementation, 1st Edition

    By Ross Johnson

    One of the single greatest challenges to security professionals in the 21st century is terrorism. In the last several years, we have heard a lot about the importance of preparing for terrorist attacks. This book offers a way to prevent terrorist attacks. Providing security managers with a clear and…

    Hardback – 2013-02-21
    CRC Press

  • Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Life Cycle Management: Corporate, Community, and Organizational Planning and Preparedness book cover

    Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Life Cycle Management

    Corporate, Community, and Organizational Planning and Preparedness, 1st Edition

    By Robert Jaffin

    It is well known that fluorescent light bulbs and consumer appliances such as televisions, computers, and monitors contain mercury, dangerous chemicals, and other harmful components. The existing literature on hazardous materials addresses the risks attached to specific materials and emphasizes…

    Hardback – 2012-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Natural Hazard Mitigation book cover

    Natural Hazard Mitigation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandra Jerolleman, John J. Kiefer

    One of the four core phases of emergency management, hazard mitigation is essential for reducing disaster effects on human populations and making communities more resilient to the impacts of hazards. Presenting an up-to-date look at the changing nature of disasters, Natural Hazard Mitigation offers…

    Hardback – 2012-11-26
    CRC Press

  • Catastrophic Impact and Loss: The Capstone of Impact Assessment book cover

    Catastrophic Impact and Loss

    The Capstone of Impact Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Kevin D. Burton

    The author’s previous work, Managing Emerging Risk: The Capstone of Preparedness considered the notion of risk and what constitutes risk assessment. It presented scenarios to introduce readers to areas of critical thinking around probability and possibility. Six months after the book’s publication,…

    Hardback – 2012-10-25
    CRC Press

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