• Lloyd's MIU Handbook of Maritime Security book cover

    Lloyd's MIU Handbook of Maritime Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rupert Herbert-Burns, Sam Bateman, Peter Lehr

    Managing the ever-changing nature and cross-disciplinary challenges of the maritime sector demands a complete understanding of the special characteristics of the maritime space. The complexity of the operations of ships, ports, shipping companies, and naval and coast guard maritime security…

    Hardback – 2008-09-24
    Auerbach Publications

  • Pandemic Influenza: Emergency Planning and Community Preparedness book cover

    Pandemic Influenza

    Emergency Planning and Community Preparedness, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey R. Ryan

    The swine flu emergency needn’t become a crisis. This critically acclaimed work provides public health officials, doctors, responders, and emergency planners with accurate current information that will help them understand the nature of an outbreak, assess risk, answer public concerns, and develop…

    Hardback – 2008-08-01
    CRC Press

  • Terrorism and Homeland Security: Thinking Strategically About Policy book cover

    Terrorism and Homeland Security

    Thinking Strategically About Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Viotti, Michael Opheim, Nicholas Bowen

    Despite the fact that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been active since November of 2002, the American homeland is still not secure from terrorist attack. What passes as DHS strategy is often just a list of objectives with vague references to the garnering of national resources, and…

    Paperback – 2008-06-17
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures book cover

    Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald J. Kendall, Steven M. Presley, Galen P. Austin, Philip N. Smith

    Biological and chemical weapons are a growing terrorist threat to the United States and other nations and countermeasures continue to evolve as a national and global priority issue. To keep up with this rapidly changing and vital field we must establish the current state-of-the-science on…

    Hardback – 2008-05-15
    CRC Press

  • Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons book cover

    Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons

    2nd Edition

    By John R. Cashman

    Updated to reflect the numerous advances that have evolved since the September 11 terrorist attacks, Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons, Second Edition maintains its reputation as a comprehensive training manual for emergency responders to incidents involving…

    Hardback – 2008-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Magico-Religious Groups and Ritualistic Activities: A Guide for First Responders book cover

    Magico-Religious Groups and Ritualistic Activities

    A Guide for First Responders, 1st Edition

    By Tony M. Kail

    A woman lays unconscious on the floor surrounded by charcoaled symbols, burning candles, a bowl of viscous red liquid, and an array of dried herbs. Was this a healing ritual gone wrong or just straightforward foul play? Increasingly, first responders must deal with foreign practices and cultures…

    Hardback – 2008-03-20
    CRC Press

  • Managing Global Supply Chains: Compliance, Security, and Dealing with Terrorism book cover

    Managing Global Supply Chains

    Compliance, Security, and Dealing with Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Cook

    September 11, 2001 had a profound impact upon individuals, institutions, and governments, but also upon the world of global trade. Years later, the reverberations of this deliberate and focused act of terrorism are manifest in much more stringent logistics, documentary requirements, and regulations…

    Hardback – 2008-03-04
    Auerbach Publications

  • Homeland Security Handbook book cover

    Homeland Security Handbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Pinkowski

    Blinded by emotional rhetoric, political posturing, and genuine fear, previous efforts to defend our way of life against aggressors intent on inflicting personal and economic destruction have proven, in hindsight, to be misguided, panicked, and reactionary. Evaluation and assessment to date is…

    Hardback – 2008-01-24
    CRC Press
    Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Disaster Management Handbook book cover

    Disaster Management Handbook

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Pinkowski

    Record breaking hurricane seasons, tornados, tsunamis, earthquakes, and intentional acts of mass-casualty violence, give lie to the delusion that disasters are the anomaly and not the norm. Disaster management is rooted in the fundamental belief that we can protect ourselves. Even if we cannot…

    Hardback – 2008-01-22
    CRC Press
    Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Chemical Warfare Agents: Chemistry, Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, Second Edition book cover

    Chemical Warfare Agents

    Chemistry, Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Brian J. Lukey, James A. Romano Jr., James A. Romano, Harry Salem, Brian J Lukey, Harry Salem

    The first edition of this book, Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicity at Low Levels, was published just prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. Reflecting a greater sense of urgency within the field of chemical defense since this event, research related to chemical warfare agents (CWAs)…

    Hardback – 2007-12-17
    CRC Press

  • Fire Protection: Systems and Response book cover

    Fire Protection

    Systems and Response, 1st Edition

    By Robert Burke

    The modern definition of firefighter no longer means “putting the wet stuff on the red stuff.” Emergency responders answer incidents ranging from fire alarm activations to elevator rescues and medical emergencies more often than full-blown fires. Consequently, responders increasingly interface with…

    Hardback – 2007-11-06
    CRC Press

  • Emergency Characterization of Unknown Materials book cover

    Emergency Characterization of Unknown Materials

    1st Edition

    By Rick Houghton

    Deliberately, accidentally, or consequentially, first responders and waste site workers handle unknown substances of varying degrees of danger every day.  Unidentified chemicals involved with clandestine production of WMD agents or drugs, explosive materials, unlabeled waste, and forensic samples…

    Hardback – 2007-10-15
    CRC Press

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