• Grasping the Moment: Sensemaking in Response to Routine Incidents and Major Emergencies book cover

    Grasping the Moment

    Sensemaking in Response to Routine Incidents and Major Emergencies, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Baber, Richard McMaster

    The ways in which organizations make use of information available to them to make decisions and manage activity is an essential topic of investigation for human factors. When the information is uncertain, incomplete or subject to change, then decision making and activity management can become…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    CRC Press

  • Managing Critical Incidents and Large-Scale Event Security book cover

    Managing Critical Incidents and Large-Scale Event Security

    1st Edition

    By Eloy Nuñez, Ernest G. Vendrell

    2017 Award Winner of the ASIS Security Book of the Year Nuñez and Vendrell aim to provide the most current and effective resources for managing special events and critical incidents. Their book relies heavily on case studies and after action reports that examine the lessons learned from a multitude…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02
    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

  • Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland book cover

    Continuity, Change and Crisis in Contemporary Ireland

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Girvin, Gary Murphy

    The focus of this book is to analyse from a number of perspectives the politics of change in Ireland north and south since 1969. The emergence of the troubles in Northern Ireland, the final push to gain entry to the EEC, changing social mores and severe economic difficulties all begin to appear on…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • Business Theft and Fraud: Detection and Prevention book cover

    Business Theft and Fraud

    Detection and Prevention, 1st Edition

    By James R. Youngblood

    Business Theft and Fraud: Detection and Prevention offers a broad perspective on business-related theft, providing a detailed discussion of numerous avenues of theft, including internal and external fraud, organized retail crime, mortgage fraud, cyber fraud, and extortion. Combining current…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25
    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

  • The Paradoxes of Aid Work: Passionate Professionals book cover

    The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Silke Roth

    This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled. 'Aidland' is a highly complex and heterogeneous context which includes many different occupations, forms of employment and organizations. Analysing the processes that lead to the involvement…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems book cover

    Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Douglas M. Marshall, Richard K. Barnhart, Eric Shappee, Michael Thomas Most

    Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems surveys the fundamentals of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, from sensors, controls, and automation to regulations, safety procedures, and human factors. It is designed for the student or layperson and thus assumes no prior knowledge of UASs,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24
    CRC Press

  • Enterprise Level Security: Securing Information Systems in an Uncertain World book cover

    Enterprise Level Security

    Securing Information Systems in an Uncertain World, 1st Edition

    By William R. Simpson

    Enterprise Level Security: Securing Information Systems in an Uncertain World provides a modern alternative to the fortress approach to security. The new approach is more distributed and has no need for passwords or accounts. Global attacks become much more difficult, and losses are localized,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13
    Auerbach Publications

  • Human Security and Natural Disasters book cover

    Human Security and Natural Disasters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Hobson, Paul Bacon, Robin Cameron

    "Human security" is an approach that rejects the traditional prioritization of state security, and instead identifies the individual as the primary referent of security. It offers a way of broadening our perspective, and recognizing that the most pressing threats to individuals do not come from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Terrorism and Counterterrorism book cover

    Terrorism and Counterterrorism

    5th Edition

    By Brigitte L Nacos

    Focusing on the phenomenon of terrorism in the age of ISIS/ISIL, Terrorism and Counterterrorism investigates this form of political violence in an international and American context and in light of new and historical trends. In this comprehensive and highly readable text, renowned expert Brigitte…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge

  • Adopting Biometric Technology: Challenges and Solutions book cover

    Adopting Biometric Technology

    Challenges and Solutions, 1st Edition

    By Ravindra Das

    Many types of security technologies are currently in use, with biometrics being one of the latest and most cutting-edge forms that has been produced for mass application. Biometrics, while intriguing, is often broached with hesitation and poor understanding. Adopting Biometric Technology:…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09
    CRC Press

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